This collection of Greek appetizers is full of recipes to make for any party or celebration. Or, make the recipes for a fantastic Greek mezze!
A lot of people (myself included!) enjoy serving appetizers at holiday parties, get-togethers with friends, and other casual celebrations, and why not?!
After all, Greek appetizers are the perfect way to feed a crowd without spending a lot of time in the kitchen.
I'm also the type of person who occasionally enjoys having a Greek mezze instead of a full 4-course meal.
The November and December holidays are just a few weeks away, and it is much easier to entertain if you spend some time to plan the menu ahead.
Use these Mediterranean recipes for inspiration; these foods are perfect for serving at any type of party or get-together!
To make things as simple for you as possible, the recipes below are broken out into the following categories:
- Greek dips
- Breads, flatbreads, and crackers
- Non-dip Greek appetizers
Whether it's cold with a yogurt base or it's served warm with lots of gooey melted cheese, these dips are always popular Greek appetizers!
Hummus, otherwise known as chickpea dip, can be made in many different flavors by simply adding a few spices and/or additional ingredients like roasted garlic or red bell peppers.
Yes, kawarma is a delicious Greek dip, but it's hearty and filling enough to add to a Greek mezze as a full meal replacement.
The Greek name for this spicy feta cheese spread literally translates to “hot cheese.” It is also spelled tyrokafteri. What makes better Greek appetizers than warm feta cheese dip?!
If you love creamy garlic mashed potatoes, you will fall in love with this Greek appetizer!
Tahini is a paste made from sesame seeds, and as a condiment, it's widely used in Greek cuisine. This flavorful Greek dip takes just minutes to make!
Mediterranean breads, flatbreads, and crackers
You can't pass a tray of Greek appetizers without including a warm piece of bread or some crackers to help transport the tasty morsel to your mouth. Do you agree?
These aren't specifically Greek recipes, but they are breads that are well loved throughout the Mediterranean region.
Cheesy and warm Greek appetizers
Although you've got enough ideas for a Greek dip party, I think a few of these non-dip Greek appetizers might be good, too!
Fritters are a favorite all over the world! From this Indian corn pakoda recipe to fresh from the garden cauliflower and zucchini fritters, you can have some happy eating ahead!
What's a party without something cheesy? Either cold and marinated or warm and wonderful, there's plenty to go around!
So, there you are! Plenty of delicious, easy to make, savory Greek appetizers and creamy dips. Hopefully, these ideas will help get your holiday parties and Greek mezze platters filled with delicious Mediterranean foods!