Recipe: What Is Mezze Platter? Here’s How To Make Vegetarian Platter At Home!

by Anupriya Mishra
Recipe: What Is Mezze Platter? Here’s How To Make Vegetarian Platter At Home!

Mezze Platters are a popular platter filled with snackable nibbles, making them an easy way to feed the crowd. Available in a variety of options, these often comprise both hot or cold dishes, or sometimes even both. Not to mention, a mezze platter is often even available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. And today, we’re here to share the recipe for a vegetarian mezze platter that features hot and cold bites, thereby offering the best of both worlds. Did we mention, it’s quite simple to make? Take a look!

Recipe For An Easy Platter

A recipe by Love & Lemons, this is an easy platter which includes both hot and cold options. The recipe has used the following additions in its platter.

1. Muhammara

This is a bold roasted red pepper and walnut dip that can easily be made at home. You can follow the recipe given above to make it from scratch. However, if you don’t wish to go through this ordeal, you can find bottled jars of this dip at the nearest supermarkets.

2. Whipped Feta

A creamy and tangy spread, this is perfect for scooping up with fresh veggies and adds just the right amount of jazz to the dish. Moreover, the recipe by Dimitra’s Dishes is quite simple and can be made in minutes. You will find the ingredients for this at the nearest grocery store!

3. Tabbouleh

This is a Lebanese herb salad that brings a pop of bright, fresh flavour to the platter. Made with bulgur, this recipe uses a bunch of freshly chopped veggies to add oodles of flavour to the salad.

4. Fresh veggies

Fresh Vegetable Cut
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This recipe uses cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and radishes. However, you can get creative and quite a bunch of other options, such as beetroot and even carrots. Not to mention, these can also be pickled to add a bit more flavour to your platter.

5. Cubed Feta, Olives & Artichoke Hearts

Feta Olives
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To add salty, briny flavours, these are a bunch of other things that you can roughly chop up and fill the extra space on your board.

6. Pita Bread

Finally, you must add Pita Bread, after all, no platter is practically complete without this. There are several stores and bakeries that offer pita bread, but this recipe teaches you how to make it at home.

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How To Make This Platter?

Mezze Platter Dishes
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To make a mezze platter you will need a large board, on which you can serve these dips and finger food items. First, you must start with the dips. These can be served in small bowls, which can be placed around the board. After this, you’ve got to add your finger food. Don’t forget to include veggies or salads in the mix. After adding the pita, you can fill in the gaps with extras, like olives, nuts, fruits, and more.

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What Are The Most Popular Picks For A Mezze Platter?

Mezze Platter
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While the platter has a multitude of variations. Some of the popular additions to a platter include the following –

Dips For The Platter

  • Hummus
  • Tzatziki
  • Eggplant dip
  • White bean dip
  • Roasted red pepper spread
  • Tabouli salad
  • Bean salad

Finger Foods To Include

  • Stuffed grape leaves
  • Grilled halloumi cheese
  • Falafel (homemade or store-bought)
  • Grilled shrimp
  • Feta cubes
  • Sliced meat

Picked Or Fresh Vegetables In The Platter

  • Radishes
  • Cucumbers
  • Peppers
  • Carrot sticks
  • Cherry tomatoes

Other Brilliant Additions To A Platter

  • Nuts
  • Dried apricots
  • Figs
  • Olives
  • Pickles

Go ahead, and treat yourself and your family to a mind-blowing mezze platter.

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