3 easy starters and appetizers with fresh herbs

Nothing brings people together like a good meal, and a light starter is a nice and easy way to give the meal an extra touch. It does not have to be difficult or take too long. Below, we give you 3 suggestions for small yet tasty starters and appetizers that can easily be made in less than 15 minutes.

Bruschetta with fresh basil

Bruschetta is a classic Italian starter that pairs well with most dishes. The tasty slices of bread marinated in garlic oil and topped with chopped tomatoes and fresh basil are simply hard to get enough of.

Find the recipe here. : https://www.opskrifter.dk/opskrift/104340-bruschetta-med-tomat-hvidløg-og-basilikum

Fresh salsa with cilantro

Have you ever made your own salsa? A homemade salsa cannot be compared to the ones you buy in the stores. Finely chopped tomatoes, chili and fresh cilantro with a hint of garlic makes for a delicious, chunky salsa. Serve it with tortilla chips as a light starter.

Find the recipe here. : https://www.opskrifter.dk/opskrift/104904-frisk-salsa-med-koriander

Olive oil dip with fresh herbs

Make a tasty olive oil dip and serve it with a loaf of crusty bread. When the herbs are chopped fine, their taste is released and absorbed by the olive oil, making for a fresh and tasty dip – perfect as a small appetizer to gather around before the main course.

These herbs are perfect to use in the olive oil dip: tarragon, parsley, oregano, rosemary, basil and thyme.

How you do it

  • Start by chopping the herbs fine – use 2 tablespoons of each herb (and avoid using the hard stems).
  • Add 2 cloves of minced garlic.
  • Add 2 tablespoons chopped/minced ginger.
  • Add sea salt and a little chili.
  • Stir in 6 tablespoons of quality olive oil.
  • Mix it together.

The olive oil dip can be stored covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Enjoy!

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