Last-Minute Appetizers for Thanksgiving

Last Updated November 23, 2015

Transform a Thanksgiving side dish—green bean casserole—into a 15-minute appetizer before the feast, pair brie cheese with cranberry sauce for an easy rollup starter or sauté sausage, mushrooms and broccoli rabe and place over toast with a creamy ricotta cheese for an app you’ll make again and again. 

Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Tartine

broccoli rabe tartine
Despite their similar appearance and shared moniker, broccoli and broccoli rabe are more like distant cousins than siblings. Leafy broccoli...

Mini Green Bean Casseroles in a Muffin Tin

mini green bean casserole in a muffin tin
Green Bean Casserole is a Thanksgiving classic. But it doesn’t necessarily have to be relegated to side dish. Let it shine as an appetizer with this super-quick muffin tin meal.

Cranberry Brie Rollups

Cranberry Brie Rollups
Use the extra cranberries you have left from your Thanksgiving sauce to make these easy rollups with brie cheese that take just 10 minutes to prep.

Curried Deviled Eggs with Mango Chutney

Curried Deviled Eggs
Curry powder and a small dollop of mango chutney make these deviled eggs a standout app, plus their fast and easy to make.

Wine-Poached Figs on Ricotta Toast

Wine-Poached Figs on Ricotta Toast
These roasted figs tossed in red wine and honey come together for an easy appetizer that will upstage all others.