10 Great Recipes, Miniaturized

Last Updated January 12, 2018
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Want a lighter lunch, dinner, or dessert? Make the mini version of some of your favorite pies, casseroles, and more. 

Mini Caprese Cauliflower Pizza

mini caprese cauliflower pizza
Gluten-free pizza for lunch, anyone?

Mini Meyer Lemon Cheesecakes

These tart, creamy mini cheesecakes are the perfect size for a gathering or for enjoying throughout the week.

Chorizo and Manchego Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

In this recipe, the heat (if you want it) comes from spicy chorizo, not the pepper. Choose a semicurado Manchego cheese, aged around three months – it’s soft and tangy.

Mini Chocolate Pecan Tarts

Chocolate mini pecan tarts
These bite-sized treats are perfect for a holiday dessert buffet. If you don’t have time for homemade pastry dough, look for frozen mini tart shells at the grocery store.

Mini Vegetarian Caesar Salad Parmesan Cups

Mini Vegetarian Caesar Salad Parmesan Cups
We took one of our family favorites, our Vegetarian Caesar Salad, and made it into a delicious and delightful party appetizer. The crispy Parmesan cup serves as the bowl for the crunchy romaine, tangy...

Lasagna Cupcakes

Portion control is a non-issue with these individual lasagna “cupcakes.”

Chicken Tinga Mini Tostadas

Paulette Lambert, director of the California Health and Longevity Institute at the Four Seasons, spends a lot of time entertaining and testing recipes that will be used in the Institute's Wellness...

Mini Green Bean Casseroles in a Muffin Tin

mini green bean casserole in a muffin tin
Green Bean Casserole is a Thanksgiving classic. But it doesn’t necessarily have to be relegated to side dish. Let it shine as an appetizer with this super-quick muffin tin meal.

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Cinnamon Whipped Cream
Pumpkin pie is, for many, synonymous with Thanksgiving. But why not try mixing things up this year by serving a different pumpkin dessert.

Make-Ahead Lunch: Mini Quiches

mini lunchbox quiches
Packing school lunches can be quick and easy if you cook and freeze items ahead of time. Quiche is traditionally served warm, but it’s actually pretty good cold as well and makes the perfect main...
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