Dinner party starters (657)

Looking for easy to make starters that will still impress guests? We have a variety of dinner party starters that you can make ahead and that are simple to prepare, such as savoury tarts, stuffed mushrooms, filo parcels and more.

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3 reviews
 
45min

Large mushrooms are stuffed with a spinach, bacon and Parmesan. These are perfect as a dinner party starter or canapes.

Recipe by: MOLSON7

 
7 reviews
 
10min

Fresh chopped tomatoes work nicely blended into a classic guacamole. Serve with tortilla chips for an easy, festive nibble.

Recipe by: Bob Cody

 
53 reviews
 
30min

This is a favourite nibble and canapé year-round, but especially welcome at Christmas and New Year's parties.

Recipe by: Leigh

 
23 reviews
 
35min

This a my family's favourite recipe. We make this satay recipe on the barbeque in the summer and we also like it as a starter to a meal in the winter. The flavour is exceptionally good when cook on a barbeque. It is equally good when the sate are cooked under the grill.

Recipe by: Key

 
19 reviews
 
2hr30min

Why go out for Thai when you can make it at home? This delicious Thai-style chicken satay recipe calls for chicken marinated in a peanut, soy and citrus sauce. Perfect for a party.

Recipe by: BROWNYN

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