Quick and easy starters (350)

    From bacon and black pudding salad to steamed mussels - find lots of quick, easy and delicious starter recipes that you can whip up in less than half an hour, but which are still sure to impress guests.

    Top quick and easy starter recipes

     
    4173 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

     
    239 reviews
     
    25min

    Be transported to the south of France with this dish. Serve with crusty bread, and a nice chilled glass of white wine.

    Recipe by: Patti

     
    54 reviews
     
    20min

    This is not your normal prawn cocktail! This recipe calls for lots of fresh coriander, cucumber, spring onions and chilli which gives the classic a Mexican flavour boost. It's a great colourful starter for a summer dinner party.

    Recipe by: Rey Garza

     
    29 reviews
     
    15min

    This is a traditional Italian salad served on wild greens. Here I use wild rocket.

    Recipe by: Barrett

     
    362 reviews
     
    25min

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

    Recipe by: Michele O'Sullivan

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