Easy and quick appetizer with apples, mascarpone cheese and walnuts

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Apples with mascarpone cheese and walnuts is a super simple idea for a quick and easy cold appetizer. It is a lacto-vegetarian finger food to prepare quickly when needed. A few ingredients are enough and together they create a delicate but delicious bite. The apple wedges are drizzled with lemon juice and then topped with a mascarpone (or goat) cheese and garnished with walnuts. Everything is sprinkled with freshly ground pepper to add a slightly spicy note that goes well with the other ingredients. This quick appetizer is perfect for Christmas or New Year’s but also for other family parties, buffets and aperitifs with friends.

Easy and quick appetizer with apples, mascarpone cheese and walnuts

Apples, cheese and walnuts is a quick and easy cold appetizer. Lacto-vegetarian recipe for a simple but tasty finger food.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine gluten free, Ovo-lacto vegetarianism
Servings 8 wedges
Calories 65 kcal


  • 1 apple
  • lemon juice
  • 8 tsp mascarpone cheese (you can also use creamy goat cheese)
  • 8 drops of olive oil
  • 8 walnuts kernels
  • freshly ground pepper


Instructions easy and quick appetizer with apples, mascarpone cheese and walnuts

  • Wash the apple and cut it into 8 wedges. Remove the inner part of the core. Sprinkle the apple wedges with lemon juice to keep the fruit from darkening.
  • Place the fruit disks on appetizer plates or a cheese board. On each of them place a teaspoon of mascarpone cheese and add a small drop of raw olive oil. Place a walnut kernel on top of the cheese. Season with freshly ground pepper and serve.

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The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 8piecesCalories: 65kcal
Keyword appetizer idea, apples, Christmas, Christmas appetizer, christmas brunch, cold appetizer, easy appetizer, mascarpone cheese, vegetarian appetizer
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Store in the fridge and eat within a day.

lot of love. B.

p.s. If you are looking for some other easy appetizers check out my recipe for Baked Brie in puff pastry (photo below) or Easy and fun appetizer idea – stuffed pretzel bites (photo below).

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