Healthy Christmas party recipes: falafel bites

Healthy Christmas party recipes

26 Recipes

Entertaining over the holidays? Get inspired with our healthy Christmas party food – they're perfect for a crowd.

Cranberry & chestnut falafel

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Add a bit of seasonal spirit to your chickpea bites with fruit and nuts. Serve with a creamy yogurt dip and fresh coriander
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mini chicken fajitas

5

(6 ratings)

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

Cheese & chive coleslaw

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Homemade coleslaw makes the perfect accompaniment to a picnic feast, delicious served with crusty rolls and ham
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Smoky chipotle pepper salsa

4.77778

(9 ratings)

Take a little pot of salsa in your lunchbox to enjoy with vegetable crudités, tortilla chips or pitta bread
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Sticky potato wedges with sesame & lemon

4.4

(5 ratings)

These homemade wedges flavoured with oregano, garlic, lemon and sesame are great served as a side dish or for dunking with dips
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Green apple salad

4.25

(4 ratings)

Use sharp green apples for this Thai-inspired dish - and serve alongside meat and fish
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Rainbow winter dips & crudités

0

(0 ratings)

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

No-cook Asian prawn coleslaw

4

(4 ratings)

The easy way to five a day, a simple fresh salad teamed with a tasty tropical smoothie - vitamintastic
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Falafel Scotch eggs

4.25

(8 ratings)

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • 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

Baba ganoush & crudités

3.4

(5 ratings)

Tasty, healthy party food. Don’t be scared to really burn the outside of the aubergines. The darker you take them, the smokier and tastier the baba ganoush...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Amalfi salads

4.2

(5 ratings)

Solo salads for a casual help-yourself party
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Sesame flatbreads

5

(3 ratings)

These simple flatbreads are an impressive addition to any sharing platter. They're surprisingly easy to cook and need just a handful of ingredients...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • 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

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

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

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

3.666665

(3 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

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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