22 Gluten Free Appetizers for Everyone

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These gluten free appetizers will impress the crowd at any party or gathering. After all, having a gluten-free diet shouldn’t hinder anyone from grabbing a bite. These recipes are delicious, easy to make, and naturally gluten-free!

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Appetizer Recipes

Whether on a gluten-free diet or not, everyone will surely love these gluten-free bites, salads, and more.

Vegetarian Stuffed Mini Peppers
Vegetarian Stuffed Mini Peppers
This is an easy, tasty, minimal ingredient snack or light lunch. These Vegetarian Stuffed Mini Peppers are roasted to perfection and stuffed with hummus and optional cheese. They only take 15 minutes to whip up in the air fryer or oven. 
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Baked Shrimp Skewers on a white plate with sauce.
Oven Baked Shrimp Skewers
Oven baked shrimp skewers are juicy, flavorful, and lightly marinated. They cook in minutes and taste wonderful. 
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Mexican Shrimp Ceviche in a grey bowl
Mexican Shrimp Ceviche
This shrimp ceviche is made with fresh citrus like oranges, grapefruit and more. Packed with a sweet citrus flavor in each bite. This will impress your guests and your tastebuds. A MUST try. 
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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries
Air Fryer Zucchini Fries
Crispy, crunchy, gluten free, zucchini fries baked in the air fryer or the oven. Perfect snack, appetizer or side. Full of savory flavor. 
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Baking sheet with spicy bang bang chicken skewers and a bowl on the side with air fried chicken skewers.
Bang Bang Chicken Skewers
Grilled or air fried spicy Bang Bang Chicken Skewers seasoned and slathered with sweet and tangy bang bang sauce and cooked to perfection
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Pears on brown parchment paper with almonds on top. Honey on the side with plates.
Baked Pears Recipe
This Brie Baked Pears Recipe will be your go-to elevated appetizer or snack. They can be made with several other cheeses and are ready quick!
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Roasted Cauliflower
Tahini Roasted Cauliflower
Tahini Roasted Cauliflower is full of flavor and textures you won't be able to stop eating it. This recipe satisfies both the savory and sweet senses.
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Salad rolls in a bowl with a spoon and cilantro.
Salad Rolls With Peanut Ginger Sauce
Salad rolls, also known as spring rolls are the perfect light lunch. Stuffed with fresh crunchy veggies, noodles and a flavorful dipping sauce. 
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Garlic Parmesan Chicken Skewers on a plate.
Garlic Parmesan Chicken Skewers
Delicious, juice Garlic Parmesan Chicken Skewers on the grill or in the air fryer. Bursting with garlic butter in every bite. 
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Greek cucumber salad in a white bowl on a table with silver serving utensils to the side.
Greek Cucumber Salad
This Cucumber Greek Salad is refreshing, flavorful and a wonderful lightened-up side dish for any meal. It also goes together quickly!
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Avocado Corn Salad
This avocado corn salad comes together in 15 minutes, it's tangy, crunchy and downright addicting. Fresh ingredients perfect for summer.
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Roasted Golden Beets on a green serving plate with toppings.
Roasted Golden Beets
Roasted Golden Beets make a beautiful salad, side dish or appetizer. They are easy to make, juicy and flavorful. Sure to impress everyone! 
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Gluten-Free Party Dips

The best part about dips is that they are almost always naturally gluten-free. Serve these dip recipes with corn tortilla chips, gluten-free crackers, or roasted veggies.

Black cast iron with corn and cream cheese mixed and topped with cilantro. Gold serving spoon in the mix to serve.
Cream Cheese Corn Dip
Cream Cheese Corn Dip is a crowd pleasing, creamy, easy appetizer. This recipe is lip smacking good and you can make it ahead of time. 
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Smoked Queso in a black cast iron with jalapeños on top.
Smoked Queso
Easy smoked Queso, is a tastier version of queso. Made with real cheese and a huge crown pleaser. 
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The Best Fresh Mango Salsa
Mango Pico De Gallo
This fresh mango pico de gallo is one of our summer favorites. It has a sweet and savory combination that pairs well with so many dishes.
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Tomato Relish in a large serving bowl with a silver serving spoon.
Tomato Relish
This tomato relish is insanely delicious. It has a rich, nutty flavor from seasoning and it pairs wonderfully on so many dishes, or use it as a chip dip. Easy, and loved by everyone. 
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Dill pickle hummus in a gray bowl with a spoon in it and veggies on the side.
Dill Pickle Hummus
Get ready to enjoy creamy, healthy Dill Pickle Hummus. It's packed with dill pickle flavor, versatile and ready in 15 minutes!
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Creamy Hummus Recipe
Creamy Hummus Recipe
This creamy hummus recipe is full of mediterranean flavors, ready in under 15 minutes and insanely easy to put together. You will never buy store bought hummus again. 
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Red Pepper Dip
Easy Red Pepper Dip
Red pepper dip is a tapenade ready in less than 20 minutes. Fresh and perfect dip for crusty breads, crackers or veggies. You can also dress fish and chicken with it to elevate your meals.
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White ramekin filled with tuna and crackers on the side.
Tuna Dip
Tuna Dip is a big crowd pleasing appetizer or savory lunch to enjoy. Paired with crispy garlic bread or crackers. Ready in 30 minutes. 
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Grey bowl with pineapple, tomatoes, jalapeños and more.
Pineapple Pico De Gallo
Super easy, tasty, pineapple pico de gallo. Full of crunch, spice and sweet notes from chopped pineapple. Perfect for tacos! 
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Vegan Queso
This vegan queso is a no-cheese cheesy dip the whole family will love. It is thick, full of cheesy flavor and completely plant-based.
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Gluten-free Substitutes for Common Ingredients

  • Wheat flour – Use gluten-free flour like rice flour, almond flour, coconut flour, or chickpea flour.
  • Bread crumbs – Use gluten-free breadcrumbs, cornflakes, almond meal, or rolled oats.
  • Soy sauce – Instead of using regular soy sauce, use gluten-free soy sauce or tamari instead.
  • Condiments and sauces – Many store-bought sauces and marinades contain gluten. Some examples are Worcestershire sauce, barbecue sauce, mustard, and gravies. Check the label or make your own at home using gluten-free ingredients!

Tips to Make Gluten-Free Appetizers

Always check the label. Look for products labeled as “gluten-free” or any allergen information on their packaging. If there’s no label, check the ingredient list!

When making food for someone with a gluten-free diet, make sure to prevent cross-contamination. Use clean utensils, cutting boards, and cooking surfaces to prepare gluten-free food.

Gluten-Free FAQs

What ingredients contain gluten?

Ingredients made from wheat flour, barley, rye, semolina, bulgur, and durum have gluten. Avoid recipes with flour, bread crumbs, crackers, pasta, soup bases, and some sauces and marinades. Moreover, it’s always important to check ingredient labels to steer clear of gluten-containing ingredients!

What to serve with gluten-free appetizers?

Serve these appetizers with gluten-free lunch recipes and dessert for a complete meal. Don’t forget to serve drinks like juices, sodas, wine, and cocktails for an amazing time.

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