So here's my challenge -- I need to round out an appetizer menu with something that fits the above description. This is to go with cocktails prior to a full dinner, so I really don't want anything heavy.
The current lineup includes:
- pickled carrots and cauliflower
- caramelized spiced nuts
- cheese puffs
- demi-tasse cups of roasted cauliflower soup (not vegetarian)
Some guests are vegetarian, others are lactose intolerant, so the above list is a 50/50 split as to who can eat what. I'd like one more finger food to add to the menu that both can eat. I don't want a dip (too fussy for a large party) and I don't want anything with bread or pastry (too heavy). There's already one cheesy app and I don't want the vegetarians to feel like everything I'm giving them is cheese based, plus I find too much cheese is too heavy.
I'm thinking stuffed cherry tomatoes would be light and pretty, but all my usual ideas involve cheese. Any other thoughts as to what I could stuff them with?
Help me Chowbi-Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope!