egg canapes with smoked salmon and chorizo on a platter

Healthy Christmas canapés recipes

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

11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

43 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Buy ready-shaped corn tortillas to save time with these easy, healthy seafood canapés - perfect for a party or buffet spread

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Clever nibbles that are ideal for sharing. Top Middle Eastern flatbreads with aubergines, herbs and tahini

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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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
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these Mediterranean meaty bites on cocktail sticks next time you have guests

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Caponata is a chunky aubergine sauce that is great for dipping bread sticks into or spreading on toast

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These little starters tick all the boxes - healthy, quick and incredibly moreish!

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy party dip which is superhealthy, freezable and counts towards your five-a-day - what more could you want?

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Perfect with hummus, these tasty flatbreads upstage pitta - and they're yeast-free too

16 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up unripe green tomatoes as well as ripe fruit from your tomato plants with this simple, healthy recipe

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and healthy chickpea & red pepper dip for entertaining

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A little like a Waldorf salad, these individual green pots with walnuts, celery and parsley are great on a party spread

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A simple, stylish canapé of shellfish with Dijon mustard and lemon, served in individual lettuce cups

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
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