Appetizers

A collection of Appetizer Recipes (along with helpful tips and interesting facts) from the Hungry Girl In Queens. Let’s learn together!

close up Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup in a bowl with chili drizzle

Cold Cucumber and Yogurt Soup

Bulgarian cucumber and yogurt soup (Tarator Soup) is a refreshing and cooling dish. It is simple to make and does not require turning on the oven or stove. Picture this, it is a sweltering hot day and the last thing you want to do is turn on the stove or […]

Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Creamy, sweet, and salty red pepper dip made with roasted red peppers, feta, pomegranate molasses, balsamic vinegar, and walnuts. This wonderful and complex red pepper and feta dip will be your go-to dip. Made in the food processor with minimal work and effort. Just the way I like to cook. This […]

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and cherry tomato bruschetta is a perfect appetizer for an afternoon in the park or in your living room. Simple and easy make as part of a cheese plate or to enjoy with a glass of wine. Perfect for a hot summer day when you don’t want to turn […]

Tomato and Basil Italian Focaccia

Tomato and Basil Italian Focaccia

Soft and sweet focaccia is topped with tomato sauce and fresh basil leaves. Eat it on its own or along with some roasted garlic or good quality olive oil. Focaccia is my favorite bread to make. It was the first type of bread I attempted and continues to be my […]

Pesto and Goat Cheese Pizza

Pesto and Goat Cheese Pizza

Delicious homemade pizza dough topped with pesto, goat cheese, shredded mozzarella, and cherry tomatoes. This topping is perfect for a Sunday dinner or as a fun appetizer. It is a salty and creamy combination that will make your tastebuds sing. The freshness from the tomatoes add some nice acid and […]

Muhammara in a bowl with pine nuts

Muhammara

Muhammara is a delicious and bold flavored roasted red pepper dip. Made with Aleppo pepper flakes, walnuts, and pomegranate molasses. Originating from Aleppo, Syria and found in Levantine and Turkish cuisines. Roasted Red Pepper Dip Simply roast red peppers in your oven or air fryer for 40 minutes until the […]

Aloo Tiki with Tamarind and Mint Chutney

Air Fryer Aloo Tiki (Potato Croquette)

Aloo tiki is a fried spiced potato croquette or cutlet. It is also gluten free and delicious. For a healthier alternative, try cooking tiki in the Air Fryer. It has a crispy exterior and a soft and spiced interior. Aloo tikki is a snack originating from the Indian subcontinent. Made […]

crispy gluten free pizza

Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza

A light and crispy low carb pizza dough made with a blend of gluten free and all purpose flour. Super delicious and with stage instructions included. More Bread Recipes: “Necessity is the master of all invention” This motto often comes to mind when cooking in the world of social distancing. […]

Mediterranean Flatbread Topping

Delicious Mediterranean Flatbread Topping that can be used on any homemade or store bought flatbread. This is a simple recipe for a delicious Mediterranean Flatbread Topping can be made with homemade or store bought flatbreads. The topping is a Mediterranean symphony for your mouth! Who says you can’t create restaurant […]

Gluten Free Flatbread

This gluten free flatbread recipe is not just for people who struggle with gluten intolerance or gluten allergies. It is a great recipe for a light and crispy flatbread that also happens to be gluten free! I can honestly say there is nothing better than than a flatbread. It’s one […]