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Elegant (yet simple) Keto Appetizers for a Crowd

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These easy-to-make yet elegant low carb keto appetizers are great for a crowd. They are the perfect finger foods to serve at any celebration! From personal keto favorites like Classic Beef Liver Pate and Keto Scotch Eggs to stuffed mushrooms and mini burgers bites these are some of the best keto hors d’oeuvre recipes you can offer to your special guests.

Keto Appetizers for a Crowd PIN

Easy to Make Low Carb Finger Foods

Don’t panic planning your next party, with a little bit of thoughtful prep work you can have enough food ready to go for even the largest of gatherings.

Main ingredients for Keto-Approved Appetizers:

  1. Animal protein like beef, bacon, shrimp, and eggs
  2. Low carb vegetables like pickles, mushrooms, and cucumber
  3. Cream cheese, parmesan cheese, and mozzarella
  4. Herbs like rosemary, thyme, and oregano

Classic recipes naturally made low carb

So many of our all-time favorite party foods are naturally low carb. Think of recipes like chicken wings, bacon-wrapped shrimp skewers, and Caprese salad, there is no need to “ketofy” them because they are already perfect for keto macros.

It’s not the time for experimenting, you can count on these tried and true low carb appetizers for any big holiday feast or cocktail party. Lay everything out buffet style or pass a platter around, people are going to love the options!

Most of the recipes may be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge until you are ready to serve.

Each option is delicious, it’s unlikely that you will have leftovers! In the rare event that you do, just save them in an airtight container in the fridge for lunch the next day.

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Try these keto appetizers for a crowd at your next party!

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring at all. Since the holidays are all about celebration, what better way to showcase the delicious variety available to keto dieters than plating these starters for your guests.

The recipes look adorable when all lined up on a platter. Serve mini mouthfuls with a stack of napkins and toothpicks so people can grab what they want with ease.

With these 21 mouthwatering Keto Appetizers for a crowd you will, no doubt, enjoy hosting your next party keto style!

21 No-Fuss Keto Appetizers for a Crowd

1.) Classic Beef Liver Pate

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

Classic Beef Liver Pate featured

Chilled, creamy, and smooth, this Classic Beef Liver Pate is a holiday delight for many. It’s naturally low-carb, high-fat and very nutrient dense from grass-fed liver!

2.) Crab Stuffed Mushrooms with Cream Cheese

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Savory Tooth

Mushrooms on a gray plate stuffed with crab and cream cheese

This is an easy keto recipe for crab stuffed mushrooms with cream cheese. The stuffing is soft and savory, with a nice but not overpowering crab flavor, and it’s sprinkled with a rich parmesan cheese topping.

3.) Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Emma Eats and Explores

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus by Emma Eats & Explores - SCD, Paleo, Whole30, Glutenfree, Grainfree, Dairyfree, Sugarfree & Low Carb

These Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Spears will be a hit at your party. Salty, tasty and perfect for dipping! They have to be one of the easiest (yet most popular with guests) appetizers I have ever made.

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4.) Carnivore Meatballs

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

easy beef heart recipe featured

Ultra-simple carnivore style meatballs are made with 3 ingredients in 4 easy steps. Add toothpicks so your guests can grab them with ease and you’re guaranteed to have a big hit!

5.) Antipasto Skewers

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Home Made Interest

low carb Antipasto Skewers

These Antipasto Skewers are a quick and easy appetizer recipe that is perfect for New Year’s Eve! Not only are they a super delicious appetizer for parties, they are also low carb, keto, and gluten-free!

6.) Bacon Shrimp Skewers with BBQ Sauce

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF This Vivacious Life

Bacon Shrimp Skewers, I mean, does anything sound better? I use literally three ingredients for these bad boys and everyone just loves them! Make sure you grab a sugar-free BBQ sauce to keep it keto.

7.) Low-Carb Focaccia Bread with Thyme and Onion

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

Low-Carb Focaccia Bread  full

Low-Carb Focaccia Bread is an oven baked delight with crispy, crunchy crust and soft bready inside without the use of yeast or carb heavy flours. It’s a great gluten-free bread, cut it into thin strips and there will be plenty to go around!

8.) Dynamite Salmon Appetizers

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF G-Free Foodie

These Dynamite Salmon Appetizers might be your new favorite appetizer – gorgeous, easy to prep, served room temperature and delish! What else can you ask for?

9.) Bacon Wrapped Pickles

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Dancing Through the Rain

Bacon wrapped pickles on a white plate with ranch dip

These Bacon Wrapped Pickles are unbelievably easy to make and super tasty! Easy appetizer recipes are the best, so be sure to add this one to your list!

10.) 3-Ingredient Keto Scotch Eggs

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

keto scotch eggs beef featured image

Crispy, greasy Keto Scotch Eggs are loaded with protein and make a great appetizer to any holiday meal! This gluten-free, pork-free version has only 3-ingredients!

11.) Mini Burger Bites With Sauce

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Bite Sized Kitchen

Easy mini burger skewers baked in the oven and perfect for a party! An ideal appetizer for weddings, showers or for a summer bar-b-q! #burgers #skewers #bbq #summerfood #sauce

These baked Mini Burger Bites With Sauce are like ‘bunless’ sliders! I slathered on the most delicious burger sauce that will have your guests licking their fingers clean. These are truly a fun skewered appetizer that both kids and adults will love!

12.) Easy Classic Keto Deviled Eggs

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Drive Me Hungry

classic keto deviled eggs with parsley and paprika on a white plate

An easy recipe for classic keto deviled eggs! With only 1 gram net carbs per serving, these keto deviled eggs are a perfect low carb snack or appetizer.

13.) Keto Sausage Balls Recipe

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Kasey Trenum

keto sausage balls recipe with coconut flour plated with bacon in the background

You are going to fall in love with this Keto Sausage Balls Recipe. It’s so easy to make, full of flavor, and versatile as a keto appetizer or low carb breakfast.

14.) Spicy Low Carb Tuna Salad Cucumber Bites

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

spicy tuna cucumber bites

Thickly sliced cucumbers topped with dollops of spicy low carb tuna salad are great to serve to lunch guests or at a dinner party. These cucumber bites are easy to make, low prep keto finger foods!

15.) Bolognese Ground Beef Stuffed Mushrooms

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Gluten Free Stuffed Mushrooms recipe with beef and tomato sauce.

Bolognese Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy party finger food packed with all the flavors of your favorite Italian meat sauce in one bite-sized package. Topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheese, these are going to be one of your favorite low carb appetizers.

16.) Easy Keto Chicken Wings

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

herb crusted easy keto chicken wings close

Perfect for a low-prep party dish or appetizer, these herb crusted Easy Keto Chicken Wings are crispy and finger licking good. Be sure to serve them with lots of napkins, you’ll thank me later!

17.) Caprese Salad Bites

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Appetizer Addiction

Caprese Salad Bites

These Caprese bites are perfect for any party or family gathering! They are easy and only take minutes to make!

18.) Easy Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Appetizer

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF The Foodie Affair

bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer plates

Bacon wrapped shrimp marinated in a simple olive oil, lemon and cajun spice dressing. These delicious shrimp wraps are an easy to make and tasty keto appetizer!

19.) Grass-Fed Beef Liver Chips

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

liver chips featured

Thin crunchy low-carb liver chips made from grass-fed beef are perfectly dippable for all your favorite guacamoles, cheese sauce, and dips but come with a super nutritional boost!

20.) Bacon Cheeseburger Bites

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Keto Cooking Christan

mini burgers with bacon cheese lettuce tomato and thousand island dressing with a skewer through the center

Adorable little mini cheeseburgers topped with bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickle and of course the homemade thousand island dressing! Perfect for your next party!

21.) Homemade Pickled Egg Recipe

PHOTO & RECIPE COURTESY OF Primal Edge Health

Homemade Pickled Egg Recipe

This pickled egg recipe has roots as a popular vintage bar food and can now be served as a healthy finger food at your next party! They are a easy make ahead keto carnivore appetizer.

28 Responses

  1. Noelle
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    These are perfect for a party!! I can’t wait to make some for my Christmas party this weekend!

  2. Jayne
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    2020 will be a Keto year for such. Can wait to give these a try.

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      I hope the recipe ideas help you stay on track!

  3. Heidy L. McCallum
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    Lots of cool links to awesome recipes. I look forward to trying some tasty keto apps this holiday.

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      It’s easy to stay on a low-carb, keto diet when you have options like these.

  4. Anita
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    I need at least half of this list in my life. Will be going through some of these links and try to make them ASAP. 🙂

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      There are so many great ideas for parties year round!

  5. Patty at Spoonabilities
    | Reply

    This is an amazing collection of appetizers! Thank you for rounding these all up!

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      Thanks for checking them out! Be sure to come back again soon for more 🙂

  6. Cathy
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    Oh my goodness, I honestly don’t know where to begin with these delicious appetizers! They all look so inviting and delicious and easy! I think I would like to start with the crab stuffed mushrooms, then the scotch eggs, followed by the bacon shrimp! Definitely making quite a few of these throughout the holidays! Thanks!

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      You have a great line up! I’m sure all your guests will be happy:) These ideas are great for winter holidays and other times of the year too!

  7. SHANIKA
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    These Appetizers look so good and I can’t believe that they are low in carbs! Amazing!

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      It’s amazing isn’t it?! I love that there are so many great options for low-carb dieters.

  8. Beth
    | Reply

    Wow! It’s a keto Christmas for us this year! Each of these look amazing – I need to try all of these recipes!

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      I highly recommend the liver pate!

  9. Tonje
    | Reply

    Great party recipes! I love the caprese bites.

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      They look so pretty don’t they? Hope you find something nice for your party 🙂

  10. Raia Todd
    | Reply

    Fun options! Especially those Scotch eggs and sausage balls. 🙂

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      You are right, the Scotch eggs are something special!

  11. jennifer
    | Reply

    These are great, thanks for sharing- — I don’t know where to start, they all look so good!

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      I personally love the liver pate!

  12. Heather H
    | Reply

    I’m definitely going for those bacon wrapped pickles!

  13. Carina
    | Reply

    Some great links, the crab mushrooms look very appetising!

  14. ChihYu
    | Reply

    Every one of these recipes are outstanding! Perfect for holiday entertaining!

  15. Jean Choi
    | Reply

    So many great options! I gotta make some of these for New Year’s Eve.

  16. ANNE LAWTON
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    I love all of these great ideas, thank for sharing!

    • Jessica Haggard
      | Reply

      There is a lot to choose from, I hope you find the perfect one for your next party!

  17. Stacey Crawford
    | Reply

    So many wonderful keto munchies to try! They all look delish!

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