33 Healthy low calorie Appetizers: easy recipes

Losing weight plus eating delicious foods, consisting of appetizers, is possible. The key to managing weight, whether losing weight or maintaining weight is to choose recipes which are low calorie. Choosing low fat recipes is important as 1 gram of fat contains 9 calories. Here are 33 healthy low calorie Appetizers that are collected by VKool. Go ahead and also check them out!

33 Healthy Low Calorie Appetizers: Easy Recipes You Should Try

1. Baked Potato Chips Recipe

low calorie appetizers - baked potato chips recipe

The low calorie Appetizers are not only delicious & healthy but also useful for managing weight.


  • 1 lb of russet potatoes, cleaned plus sliced into 1/8-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 450°F
  2. Toss these potatoes together with the salt and olive oil in a large bowl. Spread these potatoes in one single layer on one large baking pan, coated using cooking spray.
  3. Now bake for around 20-25 minutes, or till the chips are crunchy, but notice that the potatoes don’t brown. Let cool completely.

Read on: Easy Recipes With Potato For Breakfast And Dinner

2. Shrimp Appetizer Skewers

low calorie appetizers - shrimp appetizer skewers

This is also one of the easiest low calorie Appetizers that you can try.


  • 1/4 cup of teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced fine
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  • 1 lb. fresh shrimp, peeled plus devined
  • 1 1/2 cups of pineapple chunks


  1. Prepare the marinade by mixing the teriyaki sauce, garlic, lime juice, and brown sugar in one small bowl.
  2. Place the shrimp in one large plastic bag, and next add the marinade. Leave the shrimp to marinate in your refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Next preheat the broiler. String alternately the pineapple plus shrimp onto each of eight skewers.
  4. Place the skewers on one broiler pan, sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.

Read on: 29 Best Easy Healthy Shrimp Food Ideas

3. Low Calorie Shrimp Seviche

low calorie appetizers - low calorie shrimp seviche


  • 1 lb. shrimp
  • 1 1/2 cups of seeded, chopped red tomato
  • 3/4 cup of chopped sweet onion
  • Juice of 2 fresh limes
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped, fresh cilantro


  1. In a large saucepan, boil the shrimp till bright pink and done. Next drain this shrimp, peel them and then pat dry. Keep aside and allow it to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the tomato, lime juice, onion, olive oil, and salt. After that, add the shrimp, and now chill for at least an hour.
  3. Combine this cilantro with the seviche prior to serving.

4. Avocado Lime Dip Recipe

low calorie appetizers - avocado lime dip recipe

This is also one of the healthiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 1 Avocado
  • 1/2 teaspoon of hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • 1 finely chopped garlic clove
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Peel and pit this avocado and prepare a food processor.
  2. Add the garlic, lime juice, and hot sauce to the avocado and then put it in this food processor.
  3. Mix it till smooth then add pepper and salt.
  4. Refrigerate till ready to serve!

5. Avocado, Garlic, And Tomato Toast

low calorie appetizers - avocado, garlic, and tomato toast


  • 1demi baguette, cut into ten slices
  • 1medium tomato, chopped
  • 1garlic clove, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoonof red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ofkosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoonof black pepper
  • Alarge ripe avocado, peeled plus mashed


  1. Preheat the broiler to high.
  2. Reserve 2 slices of bread for Dinner 4. Then, broil remaining bread thirty seconds on each side or till toasted. Now rub bread with cut garlic sides.
  3. Now combine tomato, pepper, vinegar, and salt; let stand five minutes.
  4. Evenly spread avocado over toast; then top with tomato mixture.

Read on: Health Advantages Of Garlic To The Human Body

6. Refrigerator Pickled Blackberries

low calorie appetizers - refrigerator pickled blackberries

When looking for the best easy low calorie Appetizers for losing weight you should not pass this recipe.


  • 3 cupsof white balsamic vinegar
  • 2whole cloves
  • 2(3-inch) sticks of cinnamon
  • 1gallon fresh blackberries
  • 2 cups ofhoney


  1. Combine first three ingredients in one Dutch oven; then bring to a boil. Now cover; lower heat, and simmer ten minutes. Remove from the heat; let stand five minutes. Add berries; then cover and chill eight hours.
  2. Drain berries in one colander over one bowl, reserving liquid. Now discard spices. Then, divide berries among twelve (half-pint) jars.
  3. Bring honey and vinegar mixture to a boil in one saucepan. Now divide hot vinegar mixture among the jars, filling to ¼- inch from top.
  4. Cover with metal lids; then screw on bands. After that, cool to room temperature. Finally, refrigerate up to two weeks.

There are many easy low calorie Appetizers presented in this post, keep reading it!

7. Caper-Lemon Remoulade

low calorie appetizers - caper-lemon remoulade


  • 1/3 cupof mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup ofplain Greek yogurt (not nonfat)
  • 1 tablespoonof grainy mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoonof finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoonof lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoonsof chopped drained capers
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped cornichons or gherkins
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ofchopped fresh tarragon
  • 1scallion, finely chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt


  1. In a bowl, whisk yogurt, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice and zest, capers, cornichons, scallion and tarragon.
  2. Season with pepper and salt. After that, serve with shrimp.

8. Roasted Garlic And Chive Dip

low calorie appetizers - roasted garlic and chive dip

Again, this is considered among the easiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 1/2 cupof unpeeled garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cupof plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cupof light sour cream
  • 2 tablespoonsof minced fresh chives
  • 3/8 teaspoon ofsalt
  • Dash freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic cloves to the pan; cover and cook eight minutes or till lightly tender and browned when pierced using a fork, stirring often. Cool slightly.
  3. Squeeze garlic from its skins into the bowl of one mini food processor. Then, discard skins. Puree garlic till smooth.
  4. Combine yogurt, chives, salt, sour cream, and pepper in one medium bowl, stirring well using a whisk.
  5. Add garlic to the yogurt mixture, stirring using a whisk to combine.

9. Green Goodness Dip

low calorie appetizers - green goodness dip


  • 1 cup frozen or fresh, thawed green peas
  • 1 cupof plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup offlat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 3 tablespoonsof chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoonof chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoonof kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoonof freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons offresh lemon juice
  • Threecanned anchovy fillets, drained
  • 1/2ripe peeled avocado


  1. Combine all the ingredients in one food processor; process till smooth.
  2. Serve immediately.

10. Parmesan Crisps

low calorie appetizers - parmesan crisps

Generally, this is also one of the healthiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 1 cupof finely grated Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoonof all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoonof cayenne


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets using parchment.
  2. Toss cheese, cayenne and flour in a small bowl. Then, drop heaping teaspoons of mixture on the baking sheets, leaving two inches between mounds.
  3. Gently spread cheese using the back of one spoon or your fingers into a thin disk.
  4. Bake till disks are golden and crisp and cheese has melted, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool totally on parchment on one wire rack and then carefully remove using a small metal spatula.
  5. Repeat with the other cheese mixture.

11. Cucumber And Dill Dip

low calorie appetizers - cucumber and dill dip

Again, this is also considered among the best low calorie Appetizers.


  • 1/2 cup ofplain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cupof light sour cream
  • 1 cupof grated English cucumber
  • 3 tablespoonsof chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoonof grated garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoonof salt
  • 1/4 teaspoonof freshly ground black pepper
  • Sliced cucumber


  1. Combine sour cream, yogurt, grated cucumber, garlic, dill, salt, and pepper.
  2. Finally, serve with sliced cucumber.

Read on: 29 Awesome Advantages Of Cucumber For Health And Beauty

12. Asparagus With Parmesan Crust

low calorie appetizers - asparagus with parmesan crust


  • 1 pound of thin asparagus spears
  • A ounce shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar (or to taste)
  • Freshly ground black pepper for taste


  1. Preheat oven to 450 °F.
  2. Place asparagus on one baking sheet. Next drizzle with olive oil, and then toss to coat.
  3. Arrange asparagus spears in one single layer. Then, spread Parmesan cheese over the asparagus, and now season with the freshly ground black pepper.
  4. After that, bake about 12 to 15 minutes in your preheated oven, till asparagus is tender yet crisp and cheese is melted.
  5. Serve instantly on warm plates and sprinkle with the balsamic vinegar to taste.

13. Buffalo-Style Celery Sticks

low calorie appetizers - buffalo-style celery sticks


  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 ounces blue cheese
  • Cayenne pepper
  • 6 large celery stalks


  1. In one small bowl, mix two ounces each of cream cheese and blue cheese until smooth.
  2. With a small knife or spoon, stuff six large celery stalks, rinsed plus dried, with cheese mixture.
  3. Then, crumble another two ounces blue cheese on top, and now lightly sprinkle with cayenne pepper. You can cut stalks in half, if wanted.

14. Turkey Avocado Roll-Ups

low calorie appetizers - turkey avocado roll-ups


  • ½ cupof vegan basil pesto
  • ½ pound of turkey cold cuts
  • ½ package of alfalfa sprouts
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced


  1. First of all, sprinkle lemon juice, pepper and salt on top of this avocado.
  2. Place one turkey piece in front of you. Then, spread some pesto on this turkey, add alfalfa sprouts and avocado slice. Tightly roll up this turkey.
  3. Slice each turkey roll in 1/2, and then serve.

Read on: 10 Quick And Easy Recipes With Avocado

15. Cucumber And Cheese

low calorie appetizers - cucumber and cheese

This is also one of the healthiest and easiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 1 long cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin
  • 50 g brie cheese
  • 50 g  blue cheese


  1. Mix brie cheese, cumin and blue cheese in a bowl. Cut this cucumber in five cm pieces plus every piece in half.
  2. Then, pick each piece to create space for cheese.
  3. Add the cheese and after that decorate with pomegranate seeds.
  4. Serve it fresh or place it an hour in the fridge. Enjoy!

16. Warm Red Lentil Dal With Pita Chips

low calorie appetizers - warm red lentil dal with pita chips


  • 1/2 pound red lentils picked over plus rinsed
  • A 14 1/2-ounce can of low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons of cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red-pepper flakes
  • 1 large tomato, seeded plus finely diced
  • 1/4 cup of fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon of coarse salt


  1. In one medium saucepan, combine broth, water, lentils, and turmeric. Next bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer, stirring often, till the lentils are tender, around 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan melt butter; add cumin seeds, garlic, and crushed red pepper. Then, cook, stirring, till fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  3. Remove the lentils from the heat, and afterwards stir in the diced tomato, garlic mixture, mint, and salt.
  4. Serve warm.

17. Mini Brie And Apple Quiches

low calorie appetizers - mini brie and apple quiches

You also should not skip this recipe when seeking the easy low calorie Appetizers.


  • 30 mini phyllo shells
  • 1/2 medium apple, peeled plus finely diced
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • A pinch freshly ground pepper
  • A pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 4 ounces Brie, cut into 30 squares


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Arrange phyllo shells on one large parchment lined baking sheet. Next divide apple among those shells.
  3. In one large measuring cup, whisk eggs, mustard, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Pour this egg mixture over this apple (don’t overfill the shells). Place one Brie square in each shell.
  4. Bake till the Brie is melted, the egg is set and the phyllo starts to brown around the edges, around 15 minutes. Leave it to cool slightly prior to serving.

18. Tomato-Basil Skewers

low calorie appetizers - tomato-basil skewers


  • 16 fresh basil leaves
  • Extra-virgin olive oil to drizzle
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • Freshly ground pepper and coarse salt, to taste


  1. Thread mozzarella, tomatoes and basil on small skewers.
  2. Drizzle with oil and then sprinkle with pepper and salt.

Read on: 9 Health Advantages Of Basil

19. Caviar-Stuffed New Potatoes

low calorie appetizers - caviar-stuffed new potatoes


  • Sixteen boiled red potatoes, chilled
  • 4 teaspoons of creme fraiche
  • 4 teaspoons of caviar
  • 2 teaspoons of chopped fresh chives


  1. Slice off 1 end of each potato plus hollow out one small “bowl” in the remaining end using a melon baller.
  2. Fill each potato with a quarter teaspoon of caviar.
  3. Top with 1/4 teaspoon of creme fraiche and then sprinkle with chives.

20. Vegetable Satay

low calorie appetizers - vegetable satay


  • 24 broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 24 cauliflower florets
  • 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon of smooth natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon of ginger juice or minced fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of hot Madras curry powder


  1. Bring one large saucepan of water to one boil over high heat.
  2. Add cauliflower and broccoli; cook until tender-crisp, around 3 minutes. Drain; then rinse under cool water.
  3. Now whisk vinegar, oil, soy sauce, ginger (or ginger juice), garlic, peanut butter, curry and salt in one large bowl until smooth.
  4. Add the florets; toss gently to coat. Leave it to marinate at room temperature for about 2 hours or cover and then refrigerate for up to one day.
  5. To serve, thread 2 cauliflower florets and 2 broccoli onto each skewer. Arrange the skewers on one platter in one single layer and then drizzle with the marinade.

21. Mini Greek Pizza Muffins

low calorie appetizers - mini greek pizza muffins

Again, this is one of the healthiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 cup of red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup of finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup of whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/3 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of chopped fresh oregano, or half teaspoon dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/3 cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup of low-fat milk
  • 1 large egg, beaten well
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell pepper and onion; cook, stirring often, till the onion is tender, around 5 minutes. Transfer to one large bowl and leave it to cool for ten minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400°F. Coat one mini-muffin pan using cooking spray.
  3. Whisk all-purpose flour, whole-wheat pastry flour, baking powder, sugar, oregano, garlic powder and salt in one medium bowl.
  4. Stir feta, egg, milk, olives and tomato paste into the onion mixture. Then, make a well in these dry ingredients; add these wet ingredients and now stir until just combined.
  5. Fill the prepared muffin cups 2/3 full.
  6. Bake the muffins till lightly browned, around 13 to 15 minutes.
  7. Cool in the pan for five minutes prior to turning out onto one wire rack.
  8. Serve at room temperature or warm.

22. Green Chile And Goat Cheese Dip

low calorie appetizers - green chile and goat cheese dip


  • 1 15-ounce container of part-skim ricotta cheese, drained
  • 2 4-ounce cans green chiles, chopped
  • 8 ounces of goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon of ground chipotle pepper or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of toasted pepitas


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Coat one glass pie pan using cooking spray.
  3. Mash together goat cheese and ricotta in a medium bowl. Then, drain chiles in a sieve or colander, pressing to discard as much liquid as you can.
  4. Stir into this cheese mixture. Evenly spread in the prepared pan. Thereafter, sprinkle with chipotle and pepitas.
  5. Bake until this dip is bubbling at its edges, about half an hour. Let cool for five minutes.

23. Smoked Salmon Bites

low calorie appetizers - smoked salmon bites


  • 1/4 cup of reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 24 mini rice crackers
  • 2 teaspoons of wasabi paste, or 2 teaspoons of wasabi powder mixed with a tablespoon water
  • 4-6 ounces of smoked salmon, and cut into 24 1 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly grated lemon zest
  • 24 small pickled ginger pieces


  1. Mix wasabi paste and mayonnaise (or reconstituted wasabi powder) in one small bowl.
  2. Then, top each cracker with a piece salmon, 1/2 teaspoon of wasabi mayonnaise, 1 sprinkling of lemon zest and 1 piece pickled ginger.

Read on: 12 Easy, Healthy Salmon Food Ideas For People At All Ages!

24. Steak And Boursin Wrapped Bells

low calorie appetizers - steak and boursin wrapped bells

This is also one of easiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 16 thin grilled steak slices, like filet mignon
  • 4 ounces bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup of light Boursin cheese, divided


  1. Spread each steak slice with a teaspoon of Boursin cheese and then top with the bell pepper slices.
  1. Roll the steak around these bell pepper slices.

25. Tuna-Stuffed Peppers

low calorie appetizers - tuna-stuffed peppers


  • 24 whole jarred sweet or mild cherry peppers
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 6-ounce can of chunk light tuna packed in the water, drained well
  • 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar
  • 2 finely chopped anchovy fillets
  • 1 tablespoon of capers, rinsed plus finely chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper (to taste)


  1. Select 24 whole peppers. Cut off and discard their pepper stems. Then, scoop out their seeds using a small spoon (one measuring teaspoon works well). Now rinse the peppers to get rid of any residual seeds, and then set in one colander to drain.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine tuna, oil, lemon juice, capers and anchovies (if using).
  3. Fill each pepper with the tuna mixture (around 1 teaspoon) and place them on one serving plate. Grind some pepper over these stuffed peppers.
  4. Bring vinegar to one boil in a small saucepan and then simmer till syrupy and reduced to about two teaspoons, about 3 to 3 1/2 minutes.
  5. Drizzle the syrup over these peppers.

26. Tomato Toast With Sardines And Mint

low calorie appetizers - tomato toast with sardines and mint


  • 1 4-ounce can skinless, boneless, sardines packed in the olive oil, preferably smoked
  • 2 teaspoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 medium ripe tomato
  • 12 slices baguette or 3 slices multigrain bread, preferably whole-grain
  • 1 tablespoon of yellow onion, very thinly sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Next flake sardines using a fork into one mixing bowl.
  3. Add mint, salt and oil; toss gently to combine.
  4. If you use whole slices of bread, you cut off these crusts and then cut each into 4 triangles.
  5. Place the baguette slices or triangles on a baking sheet and then bake till crispy and golden brown, around 12 to 14 minutes. Remove them from that oven, and rub each slice using the cut side of this tomato.
  6. Top each toast with the sardine mixture (about 1 1/2 teaspoons). Top this sardine mixture with some onion slices and then serve immediately.

27. Chicken Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes

low calorie appetizers - chicken salad-stuffed tomatoes


  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup of chicken salad
  • 2 teaspoons of sliced fresh chives
  • 4 plum tomatoes, halved


  1. Scoop out insides of the tomatoes with one melon baller.
  2. Fill with chicken salad. Then sprinkle with chives and pepper.

28. Marinated Olives & Feta

low calorie appetizers - marinated olives & feta


  • 1 cup of sliced pitted olives, like Kalamata or mixed Greek
  • 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of diced feta cheese
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • A pinch crushed red pepper


  1. Combine feta, oil, olives, lemon zest and juice, rosemary, garlic, black pepper and crushed red pepper in a medium bowl.
  2. Then serve.

29. Caramelized Onion And Shrimp Bruschetta

low calorie appetizers - caramelized onion and shrimp bruschetta


  • 1/2 cup of golden raisins
  • 4 cups of chopped yellow onions
  • 2 tablespoons of canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons of capers, rinsed and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of minced fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 24 peeled plus deveined cooked shrimp
  • 24 thin slices of baguette, toasted


  1. Place raisins in one small bowl and next cover with boiling water; keep aside for half an hour.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Next add onions and then cook, stirring often, till these onions are softened and starting to color, around 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Cover, lower heat to medium to low, and continue to cook, stirring often, until these onions are golden brown, around fifteen to twenty five minutes more.
  4. Drain and chop these raisins; add to these onions along with, dill, capers pepper and salt.
  5. Cook uncovered, stirring, for five minutes. Transfer to one bowl and leave it to cool for at least half an hour.
  6. Top each bread slice with 1 tablespoon of onion spread plus 1 shrimp.

Read on: 11 Nutritional And Health Advantages Of Onion For Everyone

30. Roast Beef And Blue Cheese Spears

low calorie appetizers - roast beef and blue cheese spears

Generally, this is also one of the yummiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 2 tablespoons of reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 heads of Belgian or Treviso endive, spears separated
  • 2 tablespoons of crumbled blue cheese
  • 4 ounces roast beef, thinly slice and cut into ribbons


  1. Combine blue cheese and sour cream in a small bowl.
  2. Top Belgian or Treviso endive with roast beef and the blue cheese cream (a dollop).

31. Herbed Olives

low calorie appetizers - herbed olives

Again, this is among the easiest and simplest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 2 teaspoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups of your preferred olives
  • 1/8 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon of dried basil
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Toss olives, oil, basil, oregano, pepper and garlic in a medium bowl.
  2. Serve afterwards.

Read on: 18 Health & Beauty Advantages Of Olive Oil That Amaze You

32. Polenta Wedges With Tomato Tapenade

low calorie appetizers - polenta wedges with tomato tapenade

Not surprisingly, this is among the easiest and healthiest low calorie Appetizers.


  • 1 16- to 18-ounce of tube prepared polenta, ends trimmed plus cut into twelve slices
  • 2/3 cup of soft sun-dried tomatoes
  • Olive or canola oil cooking spray
  • 4 teaspoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of rinsed capers
  • 1 tablespoon of flat-leaf parsley leaves, lightly packed
  • 1 small clove of garlic, chopped
  • A pinch freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat broiler. Next coat a baking sheet using cooking spray.
  2. Put polenta slices on that prepared baking sheet and then coat with cooking spray.
  3. Broil in upper third of the oven till starting to brown, around 8 to 12 minutes. Now turn and broil till lightly browned, about three to five minutes more.
  4. Meanwhile, pulse oil, parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, pepper and garlic in a food processor (one mini food processor also works well), then, scraping down the sides as required, until coarsely chopped.
  5. Thereafter, transfer these polenta slices to one clean cutting board and now cut each into quarters.
  6. Top each wedge of the polenta with around 1/4 teaspoon the tapenade.

33. Hot Artichoke Dip

low calorie appetizers - hot artichoke dip

General speaking, this is also one of the easy and healthy low calorie Appetizers.


  • 2 14-ounce of cans artichoke hearts, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup of low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, freshly grated and divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest, freshly grated
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Next chop artichoke hearts in one food processor.
  3. Add 2 cups Parmesan, garlic, mayonnaise, lemon zest, cayenne, pepper and salt; puree until smooth.
  4. Divide between two 2-cup of gratin or the other shallow baking dishes. Now sprinkle each with a tablespoon Parmesan.
  5. Bake the dip till golden on top plus heated through, about 10 to 20 minutes.

To get more about different useful recipes for losing weight, go to our main Health page. Hope that this post will help you know more many easy healthy low calorie Appetizers. If you have any question or comment, please leave them below, I will reply you as soon as possible. Do you know other low calorie Appetizers recipes? Then share with us. Please leave a comment below!

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