Dinner party starters

    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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    326 reviews
     
    30min

    Crimini mushrooms are stuffed with Cheddar cheese and streaky bacon. These are perfect for canapes or as a starter.

    Recipe by: GRNSTR1PE

     
    14 reviews
     
    7hr

    This is a rich and decadent chicken liver pate recipe, which is perfect for special occasions and parties.

    Recipe by: P. Travisano

     
    153 reviews
     
    30min

    These cheesy and buttery cheese straws come with a kick thanks to a touch of cayenne. If desired, omit the cayenne for a simple cheese straw recipe.

    Recipe by: Carol

     
    153 reviews
     
    35min

    These are simple and delicious! They freeze really well too.

    Recipe by: POSHIE25

     
    12 reviews
     
    1hr25min

    This Greek meze is perfect for entertaining, and the pastry could not be easier to make. Serve as a nibble or starter, and enjoy the leftovers for weeks to come - they freeze well after they're baked. Just defrost and pop them in a warm oven, and you'll think they're freshly baked.

    Recipe by: Diana

     
    1812 reviews
     
    1hr15min

    Roasted chicken wings with a sticky, sweet coating. Serve with rice and broccoli as a main, or on its own as a starter or party nibble.

    Recipe by: Sandy

     
    369 reviews
     
    25min

    Tasty baked tortilla crisps you make at home. Serve with your choice of dips and salsas.

    Recipe by: Michele O'Sullivan

     
    27 reviews
     
    55min

    A traditional Spanish side dish that I've served at parties for many years. But it's a simple, tasty dish anytime!

    Recipe by: jed

     
    7 reviews
     
    17min

    These little morsels are so easy to make - serve warm or at room temperature for nibbles at a drinks party or eat with salad and some warm bread for quick lunch. Here I have used ham, cheese, sweetcorn and spring onion but there are endless possibilities with different fillings. You will need a non-stick mini muffin tray.

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

     
    8 reviews
     
    30min

    Quick and easy supper - gratin dish of peppers, potato, tomatoes and chorizo with a baked egg in the middle. Serve with fresh crusty bread to mop up the luscious juices.

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

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