15 bites to serve before a braai

By Ashraf Booley, 21 September 2015

Whether you’re having friends over to watch rugby or you’re simply looking for easy eats to serve before a braai, we have the perfect bites to celebrate each occasion in style

Toasted avocado quesadilla wraps Tortillas are a blank canvas that you can use to create mouthwatering quesadillas. They’re a hit with Woolworths hot chunky salsa!Honey and chipotle glazed pork sausages Like pork sausages? These bad boys are taken up a notch with a glaze of honey and chipotle for an explosion of flavour. You’re welcome.Phyllo cheese strips Three words: easy, cheesy, delicious.Grilled halloumi skewers with olive tapenade Skewered halloumi is good enough to enjoy on its own, but it also makes perfect dippers for olive tapenade. The verdict: dip it.Charred chilli poppers with mozzarella and sweet chilli dipping sauce Hannah Lewry’s take on chilli poppers will convert the greatest skeptic. Who can say no to stuffed Jalapenos oozing with a mix of melted cheeses? Exactly.Easy home-made sausage rolls Got ready-made puff pastry and pork bangers in your fridge? Just add a few odds and ends. The result? Golden deliciousness.Chicken wings with home-made blue cheese dip These wings are pretty fly, especially paired with this glorious five-ingredient dip.Mozzarella-and-sage arancini balls Arguably the best way to use up leftover risotto – these ballsy bites are packed with flavour!Korma lamb kebabs with coriander-yoghurt dip Skewered lamb marinated in a mild curry paste. Take it up a notch with a simple coriander-yoghurt dip.Biltong-and-bacon dip with Parmesan breadsticks Biltong and bacon lovers will find joy in this dip – and the Parmesan breadsticks will have a fan base of their own. No, really.Rosemary lamb lollipops with beetroot tzatziki Carnivores will love these meaty lollipops. Add beetroot tzatziki to make the flavours pop.Sticky chicken wings with Asian slaw Add international flavour to your spring party with a few Asian condiments. On the side: go for slaw.Tuna-and-cream cheese baked peppers Quadruple the recipe. This is a crowd-pleaser!Skinny nachos Nachos on the slim side: maintaining all the delicious flavours from ordinary nachos, minus the extra nasties.Melted cheese dip Dip anything and everything in here.
Ashraf Booley

Article by Ashraf Booley

Woolworths TASTE’s digital content producer loves nothing more than trying out inventive recipes and using close friends and family as his guinea pigs. When he’s not crafting content or posting images to TASTE’s Instagram account, he sits in a quiet corner sipping on pretentious tea and penning poetry.
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