egg canapes with smoked salmon and chorizo on a platter

Healthy Christmas canapés recipes

24 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

4.875

(8 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

Smoky veggie nachos

0

(0 ratings)

Serve a sharing platter of vegetarian nachos at your next informal drinks party. Unlike most party food, these nachos are healthy, boasting plenty of folate, fibre and vitamin c
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicory cups with prawns & mango

4

(3 ratings)

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

Rainbow winter dips & crudités

3

(1 rating)

Who says party food can't be healthy? Enjoy this selection of dips – featuring beetroot, butternut squash and caramelised onion – alongside veg crudités and breadsticks...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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

Turkey cobb salad

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy this turkey cobb salad as a healthy party platter to use up Christmas leftovers. It's full of vibrant flavours like pancetta, avocado, eggs, chicory and tomatoes...
  • 37 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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

4.142855

(14 ratings)

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

Beetroot & apple salad pots

0

(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

5

(1 rating)

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

4

(4 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

0

(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

0

(0 ratings)

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