Internet hosting a spring gathering? This beautiful board can be the right appetizer. It is stuffed with contemporary veggies, exhausting boiled eggs, and whipped feta.
Jack’s mother and father are visiting for Mom’s Day this weekend. After the push of the previous few weeks—we launched Easy Really feel Good Meals! Our son Ollie turned 2!—I’m hoping to maintain the cooking easy. A spring appetizer board like this one will certainly make an look someday over the weekend.
I like a majority of these platters as a result of they appear beautiful (take a look at these fairly spring radishes!), they provide a number of contrasting textures and flavors, and so they’re surprisingly simple to place collectively. Bonus: you may prep all of the parts upfront! When you want an appetizer thought for a gathering this season, I extremely suggest making one. Preserve studying to see how I do it!
Appetizer Board Elements
Once I make an appetizer board, I all the time begin with seasonal veggies. Radishes are my #1 decide in spring as a result of they arrive in so many vibrant colours and their crisp texture makes them nice for dipping. Blanched snap peas and asparagus are additionally wonderful presently of 12 months, as are carrots. Right here, I’m utilizing pickled carrots. They add a vivid pop of taste to this contemporary spring board!
I like to serve a creamy dip alongside all these crunchy veggies. My whipped feta is one in every of my favorites for spring. Its wealthy, tangy taste goes properly with the contemporary garnishes I like to make use of presently of 12 months, like herbs and lemon zest.
Along with veggies for dipping, I like to incorporate one thing starchy. Sliced baguette is pictured right here, however crackers and crostini are nice selections too.
And eventually, as a result of it’s spring, I like including exhausting boiled eggs! I believe they make this platter look so festive.
Make-ahead ideas: Make the pickled carrots as much as per week forward (their taste solely will get higher the longer they’re within the fridge!). You may as well cook dinner the exhausting boiled eggs and make the whipped feta as much as 3 days upfront.
The actually enjoyable factor about an appetizer board? You may completely customise it! Listed here are a number of concepts to vary up this mixture of components:
Let me know what variations you attempt!
Extra Favourite Platters and Boards
When you love this spring appetizer board, attempt one in every of these beautiful platters subsequent:
Stunning Spring Appetizer Board
This beautiful appetizer platter is ideal for spring entertaining! Make sure to make the pickled carrots upfront—they want at the very least 3 days to marinate within the fridge. When you like, you can also make the exhausting boiled eggs and whipped feta as much as 3 days forward of time too.