Strawberries add a burst of fruity flavor to make alluring appetizers.
Strawberries have a vibrant color, and their juicy flavoring makes for mouthwatering appetizers.
You can use strawberries to make strawberry caprese bites, strawberry salsa, deviled strawberries (similar to deviled eggs), strawberry bruschetta, and strawberry phyllo cups.
Try making one these unique appetizers for your next party or family get together!
Strawberry Caprese with Lemon and Basil
Strawberry caprese with lemon and basil is a cheesy and fruity toothpick appetizer.
Cubed mozzarella is marinated with lemon juice, lemon zest, thin strips of fresh basil leaves, olive oil and salt.
Strawberry caprese is made by cutting strawberries in half.
To assemble the appetizer, place a strawberry, a slice of mozzarella cheese, and then repeat again together in a stack.
A toothpick is placed through the stack to create the strawberry caprese appetizer.
Fresh ground pepper is sprinkled on top of the appetizer to finish it off.
Whipped Feta with Roasted Strawberries
Whipped feta with roasted strawberries is a warm strawberry appetizer served with toasted crusty bread for dipping.
Diced strawberries are roasted in the oven with balsamic vinegar and honey until the juices are released from the strawberries.
In the meantime, feta is whipped in a food processor along with Greek yogurt, olive oil, and pepper.
To assemble, spread a thin layer of whipped feta on top of a slice of crusty bread, and top with roasted strawberries.
Garnish with thin strips of fresh basil leaves.
Strawberry salsa is a refreshing, and spicy salsa you can serve with tortilla chips for dipping on a hot summer day.
Strawberry salsa is made by adding diced strawberries, chopped red onions, and finely chopped jalapeno peppers to create the base of the salsa.
Sugar, lime juice, lime zest, cilantro, salt, pepper and white balsamic vinegar are added to the salsa base to flavor the salsa.
You can serve it right away, or place it in the fridge to chill before your guests arrive.
Deviled strawberries are refreshing appetizer that would go well for a summer party.
Deviled strawberries are made by cutting the strawberries in half, and then cutting the back of the strawberries for them to be able to sit flat on a plate.
Using a melon baller, the center of the halved strawberries are scooped out to make way for the filling.
The filling is made by mixing together cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, vanilla extract, and lemon juice. Whipped cream is beaten until stiff peaks, and then folded into the cream cheese filling.
The filling is piped into the strawberries with the star tip, creating ridges on the edges of the filling.
To garnish, sprinkle a couple of graham cracker crumbs. You can make this strawberry appetizer ahead of time, and place them in the fridge until you’re ready to serve them.
Strawberry Bruschetta with Cream Cheese
Strawberry bruschetta with cream cheese is a creamy and fruity flavored bruschetta.
Cream cheese mixed together with vanilla extract and sugar to add sweet vanilla notes.
Strawberries are diced and tossed with balsamic reduction and strips of fresh basil leaves.
When you’re ready to serve your bruschetta, prepare the baguette slices by toasting them in the oven for a couple of minutes.
Assemble the strawberry appetizer by placing a thin layer of cream cheese, and a spoonful of strawberries.
Strawberry and Cream Cheese Dip
Strawberry cream cheese dip is an easy appetizer to make that doesn’t require any baking or mix master!
Thaw frozen strawberries with sugar and balsamic vinegar. Sugar will draw out the flavor of the strawberries.
Once the strawberries have thawed, mash them together to make the sauce for your dip.
Place a brick of cream cheese on a serving plate, and top with mashed strawberry sauce.
Garnish with thin strips of fresh basil leaves.
Serve strawberry cream cheese appetizer with pita chips or crackers for dipping.
Strawberry Balsamic Crostini
Strawberry balsamic crostini is has a creamy and fruity flavoring to it.
Crostini’s are made fresh in the oven by slicing a baguette and brushing each slice with oil.
The baguette pieces are toasted in the oven for 2 minutes until they begin turning light brown.
After the baguette slices have finished toasting, they are topped with a thin layer of ricotta cheese.
Strawberries are sliced and placed on top of the ricotta.
To garnish, drizzle a little balsamic reduction, and add a couple strips of fresh basil leaves to the top of the strawberry appetizer.
Whipped Feta and Strawberry Phyllo Cups
Feta is crumbled and placed in a food processor and blended until the pieces are quite small.
Cream cheese, honey, lemon zest are added to the food processor and blended until smooth.
The feta and cream cheese citrus mixture is piped into the phyllo cups as the base of the appetizer.
Diced strawberries are placed on top of the cream cheese mixture in the phyllo cup.
To garnish, add a sprig of mint, and a little drizzled balsamic reduction.
Brie with Strawberries and Balsamic
Brie with strawberries and balsamic is a warm strawberry appetizer you can serve with crackers or baguette slices.
Brie cheese is grilled or baked until it’s melted through.
Diced strawberries are mixed with a freshly made balsamic glaze, and toasted pecans.
The brie is topped with the strawberry mixture and served warm with bread.