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50+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Appetizer Recipes

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50+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes found on KalynsKitchen.com

I first started collecting ideas for Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Appetizer Recipes a few years ago after I was talking to my niece Kara about a healthy option for our annual Super Bowl party! And I’ve been adding recipes to it now and then when I saw something that sparked my interest.

So now this collection has turned into a HUGE assortment of amazing low-carb and gluten-free appetizers! (And don’t you love it so much when you’re attending a party and there are tasty but carb-conscious foods to enjoy?)

This collection features low-carb appetizers that you can eat with your fingers or with a fork. There are categories for cold nibbles and bites, warm nibbles and bites, meatballs, foods on a stick, and dips.

There are ideas here that will wow your family and guests, and you can never have too many good low-carb appetizer recipes when you’re planning a party, right? And there are appetizers here that will be a hit whenever you serve them, including great ideas the Super Bowl, of course! Who are you cheering for this year?

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Cold Super Bowl Nibbles and Bites:

Easy Ham and Dill Pickles Appetizer Bites

Easy Ham and Dill Pickles Appetizer Bites from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) are something that shows up every time some one in my family has a party!

Pepperoni Pizza Bites ~ Ditch the Carbs

Shrimp Cocktail with Creamy Sriracha Cocktail Sauce ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Easy Cucumber Guacamole Appetizer Bites

Easy Cucumber Guacamole Appetizer Bites (shown above) are a new low-carb appetizer option on Kalyn’s Kitchen!

Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups ~ All Day I Dream About Food

Salmon Tartare Cucumber Bites ~ Jeanette’s Healthy Living

My Favorite Recipes for Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs are always a hit for game-day or party food, and this post has My Favorite Recipes for Deviled Eggs plus 200+ links to other deviled eggs recipes!

Antipasti Bites ~ Family Fresh Meals

Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Cheddar Pecan Almond Crisps ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites from Cookin’ Canuck (shown above) are a classy appetizer that salmon lovers will devour!

Shrimp with Mustard-Horseradish Sauce ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Goat Cheese and Olive Stuffed Peppers ~ The Perfect Pantry

Warm Super Bowl Nibbles and Bites:

Chorizo Cheddar Jalapeno Poppers

I bet your guests will really enjoy these Chorizo Cheddar Jalapeno Poppers (shown above) from All Day I Dream About Food!

Cauliflower Pizza Bites ~ DAMY Health

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Mushrooms ~ Sugar Free Mom

Teriyaki Chicken Wings ~ Holistically Engineered

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Bites ~ Skinnytaste

Low-Carb Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots

Low-Carb Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots (shown above) have been a huge hit on Kalyn’s Kitchen.

Spicy Dry Rub Hot Wings ~ Low Carb Yum

Thai Roasted Cauliflower with Spicy Dipping Sauce ~ All Day I Dream About Food

CrockPot Buffalo Ranch Chicken Tenders ~ Slow Cooker Gourmet

Low-Carb Stuffed Mushrooms with Olives and Feta Cheese

Low-Carb Stuffed Mushrooms with Olives and Feta Cheese from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) are so good I’d love them for a low-carb side dish or an appetizer!

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Ham ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Sugar-Free Sweet and Spicy Bacon Chicken Bites~ Sugar-Free Mom

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry

Mini Bunless Cheeseburger Bites ~ Sugar-Free Mom

Party Meatballs:

Low-Carb Baked Swedish Meatballs

Low-Carb Baked Swedish Meatballs from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) are always a hit!

Yakitori Chicken Meatballs with Orange-Chile Dipping Sauce ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry

Low-Carb Turkey Meatballs with Romano Cheese and Herbs ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Loaded Nacho Meatballs

Loaded Nacho Meatballs from I Breathe I’m Hungry (shown above) sound like a perfect stand-in for nachos.

Cream Cheese Stuffed Meatballs from Ditch the Carbs

CrockPot Cheese Stuffed Turkey Meatballs from Sugar-Free Mom

Low-Carb Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

Low-Carb Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) could be cooked in a stove-top grill pan when it’s not grilling weather.

Kung Pao Meatballs ~ All Day I Dream About Food

Low-Carb Baked Greek Meatballs with Feta and Oregano ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Avocado-Stuffed Meatballs

Avocado-Stuffed Meatballs from The Iron You (shown above) will make your tastebuds happy!

Ottolenghi’s Turkey and Zucchini Meatballs ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Feta-Stuffed Antipasto Meatballs ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry

Super Bowl Foods on a Stick:

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka from The Perfect Pantry (shown above) is marinated in a wonderful combination of yogurt and spices and then grilled.

Grilled Halloumi Cheese Skewers with Mushrooms and Onions ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Thai Chicken Skewer Appetizers with Sweet and Spicy Chili Sauce ~ Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Grilled Sesame-Lime Shrimp and Cucumber Skewers ~ The Perfect Pantry

Easy Greek Appetizer Skewers ~ Recipe Girl

Antipasto Kabobs

Antipasto Kabobs from Peace, Love, and Low-Carb (shown above) look like an appetizer that will disappear quickly.

Braided Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry

Sriracha Beef Skewers ~ Life’s Ambrosia

Antipasto Salad Kabobs ~ Mantitlement

Guacamole Deconstructed and Skewered ~ Tasting Page

Party Dips:

Greek Yogurt and Tahini Dip

Greek Yogurt and Tahini Dip from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) is a nice change from the usual vegetable dips.

Warm Spinach Cheese Dip from Low Carb Yum

Grandma Denny’s From-Scratch Ranch-Style Vegetable Dip ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Sheila's Low-Carb Shrimp Dip

Sheila’s Low-Carb Shrimp Dip from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) is something that would always be a hit in my family!

Red Pepper, Kale, and Walnut Dip with Celery ~ The Perfect Pantry

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip ~ Skinnytaste (Serve with veggie dippers for low-carb and gluten-free.)

Mediterranean Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhamarra) ~ Apron Strings (Often served with small leaves of Romaine Lettuce, serve with that or veggie dippers for low-carb and gluten-free.)

Low-Carb Cauliflower Hummus

Low-Carb Cauliflower Hummus from I Breathe I’m Hungry (shown above) can help with that hummus craving. I’d love this with celery.

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip ~ Skinnytaste

Curry Dill Dip ~ Recipe Girl

Baked Cream Cheese Crab Dip ~ Low Carb Yum

Southwestern Ranch Dip with Sweet Mini-Pepper Scoops

Southwestern Ranch Dip with Sweet Mini-Pepper Scoops from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) is a nice change from traditional ranch dip.

Ultra-Easy Avocado Sauce or Dip ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Roasted Asparagus Dip with Crudites ~ Apron Strings

Artichoke Lemon Dip ~ Simply Recipes (Eat with veggie dippers for low-carb and gluten-free.)

Which appetizers would be a hit at your house? Let us know about it in the comments!

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    22 Comments on “50+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Appetizer Recipes”

  1. Love these recipes! Especially the meatballs! One of my favorites!!!

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  3. I love this list Kalyn! It is a lot of work to compile a list like this. I just got invited to a Superbowl party this morning and I sent this post on to some that will be attending the party so hopefully we will be able to find a few of these delicious looking recipes for this Sunday!

  4. People are paying attention to the Super Bowl around these parts now that the home team will be in it, so I have to start paying attention to a menu! Thanks again for including a few of my recipes in this collection.

  5. Great roundup. Not sure where to begin! Since my team isn't in the Super Bowl I agree that commercial watching will be the highlight today. 🙂

  6. ONe problem: How will I ever choose???

  7. Thank you for including my pepperoni pizza bites in this incredible round up. The other recipes look amazing yet so easy to make. What a superb collection.

  8. I might even be tempted to watch the Super Bowl now! Thanks for including a few of my recipes.

  9. What a grand spread Kalyn! We're hosting a Super Bowl party again this year, so thank you for putting this fabulous roundup together (and for including one of mine ;))

  10. Your grilled halloumi skewers and most of the dips are tempting vegetarian recipes in this awesome roundup. Now remind me–when is Superbowl? 😉

  11. Thanks for including me, Kalyn. I've shared on Twitter and it's scheduled today on the Low Carb Test Kitchen Facebook page!

  12. Thanks for putting this list together, I missed a few earlier.