Ramadan Feast: 7 Awesome Appetizer Recipes

An Iftar meal is never complete without appetizers to nibble on. And if you’re going to make a different appetizer dish each day, then you need some help. Check out these seven awesome appetizer recipes.

Caramelized Mushroom Bites

Caramelized Mushroom bites

Caramelized Mushroom bites

These little bites are a delicious way to start off your meal. Perfectly balancing sweet and sour flavors; with the sweetness of the caramelized onions and the saltiness of the gruyere cheese. The best part is that it requires minimal time. You can use a ready-made puff pastry dough and you can make the filling ahead of time. You can find the recipe here.

Roasted Carrots

Roasted Carrots

Roasted Carrots

A perfect side dish if you’re serving steak or chicken breast. These carrots are seasoned with garlic and parmesan and are simply bursting with flavor. It’s also a great way to get picky kids to eat vegetables.  Try this recipe today.

Shawarma Filo Rolls

Shawarma Filo Rolls

Shawarma Filo Rolls

Baked and not fried, these filo rolls give the illusion of being deep fried without all the excess oil. The filo dough becomes crispy and flaky when baked and the chicken shawarma filling stays moist and flavorsome. You can check out the recipe here.

Fish Kebabs

These crispy Fish kebabs can be prepared and kept in the feezer so you can serve them at your leisure. They are doubled coated in vermicelli and in bread crumbs. Try this recipe for an omega 3 boost.

Lebanese Cheese Fatayer

Cheese Fatayer

Cheese Fatayer

If you are Lebanese then you have definitely seen and tasted these savoury pastries. They can be stuffed either with meat, cheese or spinach and they come in different shapes. This recipe uses two kinds of cheeses: feta and mozzarella.

Baked Goat Cheese Rolls

Baked Goat Cheese Rolls

Baked Goat Cheese Rolls

I can’t think of a better combination of flavours than Thyme and cheese, they just go so well together. And what goes great with goat cheese? Yes you guessed it, honey. These rolls are stuffed with cheese and thyme and drizzled with honey. Check out the recipe here.

Greek Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie

Using Phyllo dough again, this pie is stuffed with three kinds of cheeses and layered with spinach and onions. It’s crispy and cheesy. The spinach stuffing makes it a little healthy too! You can find the recipe here.

If you enjoyed these appetizer recipes, be sure to check out our other Ramadan recipes on the blog, we have soups, salads and date recipes. Don’t forget to check out our available private chefs who would love to cook your Iftar or Suhoor meal.