Some simple recipes for appetizers are spinach Parmesan dip, cumin curried hummus, cocktail meatballs, spicy chicken wings, party snack mix, cheesy spinach and bacon dip, pizza sticks and spiced olives. Many of these recipes only take a few minutes to prepare.
Some other simple appetizer recipes are Indian yogurt dip that can be served with chips, guacamole, deviled crab dip and a shrimp dip with crackers. Recipes for many of these recipes are available at the Food Network, Cooking Light and Southern Living websites. Food Network has 50 simple appetizers that require only a few ingredients and can be made in a few minutes. For example, the spiced olive recipe requires mixed olives, olive oil, the zest of both an orange and lemon, red pepper flakes and garlic.