Keep guests cool at your summer wedding with refreshing appetizers. Your selection of hors d’oeuvres don’t have to be hot to be a hit. While these refreshing apps are suitable for any season, the vibrant colors and fresh flavors are the perfect pair for a summer affair.

Bringing seasonal flare and fresh local produce to your wedding menu elevates your event and ensures guests will savor every bite of your customized menu. Here are our favorite cool apps for hot summer days.

 

Watermelon Skewers with Mint, Cucumber and Feta

Like you and your sweetie, watermelon and mint are a match made in heaven. Crisp cucumber skewered with a watermelon ball, feta wedge and sprig of mint will be a fresh and satisfying find for any guest. Drizzle with a balsamic glaze for an elevated flavor.

 

Avocado Crab Mango Salad

Refreshing and light, this summer salad is a true crowd pleaser. Served on crostini or crackers, or in phyllo pastry cups, this perfect pairing of seafood and some of summer’s most exotic fruits will make waves at your wedding.

 

Marinated Mozzarella

Thyme, oregano, freshly ground pepper, rosemary and a dash of red pepper flakes boldly balance the fresh, creamy flavor of mozzarella. Serve with a variety of cured meats, olives, crostini and assorted crackers.

 

Spring Rolls with Carrot Ginger Dipping Sauce

Rice paper wrappers envelop crisp summer vegetables fresh from local farms. The dipping sauce, with fresh ginger, carrots and soya sauce, adds the zing that makes this app sing.

 

Balsamic Strawberries & Goat Cheese Crostini

Sliced fresh local strawberries are tossed with balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, basil and ground pepper to bring the berries to new flavor heights. Arranged on crisp crostini smeared with goat cheese, this is a delicious and elegant hors d’oeuvres.

 

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Peaches with Blackberry Balsamic Glaze 

Fresh, tender peaches are wrapped in prosciutto and grilled to perfection. Then, a balsamic glaze infused with fresh blackberries is drizzled over before serving to your guests’ delight.

 

Cool the crowd with these refreshing apps featuring the season’s best produce.

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