For all the party planners, the most important thing to do is to offer your guests the best food. You can enhance the whole experience by preparing a wide range of spread/sauce. A good quality dip or spread is capable of giving your guest the satisfaction of having a finger-licking meal. These spreads will not need quite much time to prepare but are definitely some of the best appetizers one can offer.
Let’s go through a few options that are easier to make and your guests will thoroughly enjoy their meal.
There are quite many households that prefer to prepare their own Salsa rather than going for a packed jar from the market. The ingredients are also quite simple and easy where you will be able to find all the things in your home fridge. You will need a blender with fresh tomatoes, onion and garlic (you can use whole or a paste), cilantro, and pepper. Use the blender in the pulse mode until all the ingredients are finely chopped. Finally season it with salt, lime, and pepper. You can add toppings as per your likings.
When it comes to hummus, everyone wants it to be smooth and creamy. The preparation that it takes is very simple and you can make an even better hummus than the ones available in the market. With chickpeas and Tahini, you can prepare it without any hassle and be able to add a personal touch to your party. All you need to do is follow the right order to put ingredients in the blender and you are good to go. Pour tahini and lemon juice in the blender until it becomes a thick paste. Use the blender for 1 minute after adding each ingredient. It won’t take more than 20 minutes top!
There are multiple ways to prepare nut cheese. A majority of people use high-speed blenders to get better and quick results. A secret that you must know is that you will need to keep adding water for the nuts and other ingredients to be able to blend properly. This spread can be easily paired up with a range of chips and other snacks. As it’s a bit lengthy process, you will need to keep an extra margin. It will take around 2 hours to fully prepare the spread.
This one is added to the list especially for all the spice lovers. You can prepare it for the game nights or if you are hosting someone’s birthday party. The dip can be paired with tacos, burritos, etc. Not only these, but you can also serve it as a dip for the poppers, tortilla chips, chicken wings, quesadillas, etc. For a serving of 8, it will take around 15 minutes to fully prepare and ready to serve. If you are using cilantro, there is no need to de-stem it.
For all the dips/spreads that you are preparing, it’s quite easy to add some epicure touch by throwing some garbanzo beans in your pesto. The ingredients are very simple and you will be able to prepare it in no time with a little help from the blender/food processor. Homemade pesto will not only help you as a spread for the parties, but you can also keep it in your fridge in case you have a busy schedule.
This sauce is used in cooking, as well as a table add-on for the grilled food items. You will see this sauce in either green or red color where the ingredients that it uses are oregano, red wine vinegar, garlic, parsley, olive oil, and oregano. You can make it easily in no time with a food processor/blender.
These are the few sauces that you will be able to make in no time and will instantly enhance the food quality. Your guests will go full satisfied with the food, that’s a guarantee.