egg canapes with smoked salmon and chorizo on a platter

Healthy Christmas canapés recipes

21 Recipes

Hosting a party this Christmas? Make festive canapés that are healthy as well as delicious, including prosciutto crostini and dressed crab cups. 

Mini chicken fajitas

5

(5 ratings)

These Mexican inspired party nibbles are filled with spicy chipotle chicken and peppers - make ahead for fuss-free entertaining
  • 43 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Stuffed cocktail eggs

0

(0 ratings)

Are you entertaining? Double up on party nibbles using eggs that are stuffed with either salmon and dill, or a chorizo crumb. They're tasty and healthy too...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicory cups with prawns & mango

5

(2 ratings)

Juicy prawns pair beautifully with sweet mango and crunchy leaves in this simple canapé, finished with lemon juice and coriander
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Aubergine & pomegranate flatbreads

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Clever nibbles that are ideal for sharing. Top Middle Eastern flatbreads with aubergines, herbs and tahini
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red onion & Indian-spiced hummus

3.666665

(6 ratings)

A hummus is a perfect starter for sharing. This one is spiked with gentle spices, guaranteed to rouse the senses
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Curried fishcake bites

4

(1 rating)

Forget calorie-laden party nibbles, these curried fishcake bites are a healthy, low-fat, low-calorie yet flavourful snack to serve at a celebration
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Beetroot & rye tartines

4

(1 rating)

If you're keen to rustle up lighter party nibbles for a celebration, these low-calorie beetroot tartines with pastrami or mackerel are ideal...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ricotta, fig & prosciutto crostini

4

(1 rating)

Little Italian toasts topped with creamy cheese, sweet fruit and salty ham - a killer combination to be served as a nibble
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy caponata

5

(6 ratings)

Caponata is a chunky aubergine sauce that is great for dipping bread sticks into or spreading on toast
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Sesame flatbreads

4.153845

(13 ratings)

Perfect with hummus, these tasty flatbreads upstage pitta - and they're yeast-free too...
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot & apple salad pots

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(0 ratings)

A little like a Waldorf salad, these individual green pots with walnuts, celery and parsley are great on a party spread
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chicken & basil meatballs

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(0 ratings)

Serve these Thai chicken chicory bites and roasted pepper skewers when you're next entertaining. Both make great low-calorie, healthy dinner party canapés...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Aubergine & chickpea bites

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(0 ratings)

Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Avocado canapés

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(0 ratings)

Serve our healthy avocado verrines when you're entertaining. They come in two tasty flavour combinations for easy party prep – crab or Mexican kidney bean...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Dressed crab cups

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(0 ratings)

A simple, stylish canapé of shellfish with Dijon mustard and lemon, served in individual lettuce cups
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy