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Low Fat Appetizers

Looking for low fat appetizers? Find healhty low fat appetizer recipes and low fat starters for your party or dinner.

Layered Fiesta Dip

Layered Fiesta Dip

Layered Fiesta Dip

"For a fun party dip, try this colorful version," suggests field editor Iola Egle of McCook, Nebraska. "It's like guacamole, but with peas instead of avocado."

Fried Jalapenos

Fried Jalapenos

Fried Jalapenos

Here's an appetizer that will heat up any gathering. Family and friends often request that I make these jalapenos.

Microwave Potato Wedges

Microwave Potato Wedges

Microwave Potato Wedges

These wedges taste like baked potatoes but are faster to make because they cook in the microwave. The simple seasoning makes them crispy and golden.—Dorothy Umberger, Ceres, Virginia
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Herbed Cheese Dip

Herbed Cheese Dip

Herbed Cheese Dip

"This savory cheese dip is a fresh-tasting and excellent replacement for expensive gourmet dips," remarks Patricia Kile, a field editor from Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Salsa Guacamole

Salsa Guacamole

Salsa Guacamole

Lauren Heyn of Oak Creek, Wisconsin notes, "I've never tasted better guacamole than this. If there's time, I make homemade tortilla chips by frying 1-inch strips of flour tortillas in oil and salting them."

Shrimp-Stuffed Celery

Shrimp-Stuffed Celery

Shrimp-Stuffed Celery

My family is proud to produce celery on the beautiful island of Maui. As you can guess, we take a lot of "ribbing" for working so hard in a tropical paradise. This appealing appetizer has a creamy filling that blends nicely with crunchy, fresh celery.—Shirley Watanabe, Kula, Hawaii

Sweet Onion Cheese Spread

Sweet Onion Cheese Spread

Sweet Onion Cheese Spread

"People rave over this rich-tasting, buttery onion spread," notes field editor Shirley Glaab, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Fruit Kabobs with Dip

Fruit Kabobs with Dip

Fruit Kabobs with Dip

The creamy dipping sauce in this recipe is so easy to make. Its pleasant banana flavor, sweetened with honey, complement fresh fruit.—LaChelle Olivet, Pace, Florida

Turkey Taco Dip

Turkey Taco Dip

Turkey Taco Dip

I created this zippy snack when I had a craving for tacos, but didn't want all the fat and calories that go along with them. It's quick to fix and uses ingredients I usually have on hand. I served this appetizer at a bridal shower, and the bride liked it so much she asked me to make it for her wedding reception! -Liz Adcock, Rayville, Louisiana

Summer Berry Salsa

Summer Berry Salsa

Summer Berry Salsa

Other fruits are often used in relishes and sauces, but I decided to make one with my favorites - strawberries and blueberries. I get rave reviews when I serve this fruity, distinctive salsa over meat. It's also delicious atop a spinach or lettuce salad. -Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida

Peppery Black Bean Salsa

Peppery Black Bean Salsa

Peppery Black Bean Salsa

I love foods that surprise the senses with a tempting mix of textures and colors—like this one. Use this as a topping for grilling meat or serve it as a relish on the side.—Gary Maly, West Chester, Ohio
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