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Weight Watchers Canapes For Christmas

Are you following the Weight Watchers plan this Christmas? If so then you may be looking for some zero point or low point Weight Watchers canapes that you can make for Christmas.

Weight Watchers have created 5 fantastic festive finger food recipes which are perfect for Christmas or any special occasion.

Festive Finger Food

With around 1 smart point per serving, these Christmas canape ideas are sure to go down well.

We have Apple Wedges, Cucumber Bites, Cheese Boats, Bruchetta and Skewers. I’m sure you’ll enjoy trying out these recipes. Which one do you think you’ll enjoy the most?

weight watchers christmas canapes

Weight Watchers Prosciutto-wrapped apple wedges

Makes 16

Prep time 15 minutes

1 SmartPoints value per serving

  • Season and dress 60g rocket with the juice of ½ lemon. Core and slice 1 apple into 16 wedges and toss with the juice of the remaining ½ lemon.
  • Arrange 16 slices of prosciutto on a board and place a few rocket leaves and a wedge of apple on each.
  • Tightly roll the prosciutto around each apple wedge, then drizzle over 1 tsp olive oil and season with black pepper.

 

Weight Watchers Chilli crab on cucumber

Makes 16

Prep time 15 minutes

0 SmartPoints value per serving

  • Combine 100g flaked white crab meat, 50g finely diced mango, ½ tbsp sweet chilli sauce, 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander and a squeeze of lime. Slice a cucumber into 16 x 1cm-thick slices.
  • Top each cucumber slice with the crab mixture and garnish with finely sliced red chilli.

 

Weight Watchers Smoked trout & cream cheese boats

Makes 16

Prep time 15 minutes

1 SmartPoints value per serving

 

  • Combine 75g reduced-fat soft cream cheese, 3 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche, 1½ tsp chopped fresh dill and the juice of ½ lemon.
  • Season. Flake in 185g hot smoked trout and gently stir to combine. Spoon into 16 radicchio leaves. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper and garnish with more fresh dill.

 

Weight Watchers Squash & ricotta bruschetta

Makes 16

Prep time 25 minutes

Cook time 25 minutes

Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6.

1 SmartPoints value per serving

  • Put 450g peeled and cubed butternut squash on a baking tray, mist with calorie controlled cooking spray then drizzle over 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar and 1
  • tbsp clear honey.
  • Season, then bake for 20-25 minutes, tossing halfway, and set aside to cool. Slice 125g French stick into 16 slices then toast on a hot griddle, on both
  • sides.
  • Cut a garlic clove in half and rub the cut sides over the toasts, then spread with 150g ricotta and top with the squash.
  • Garnish with ¼ tsp chilli flakes and 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley.

Weight Watchers Melon, mozzarella & mint skewers

Makes 16

Prep time 25 minutes

1 SmartPoints value per serving

  • Pick 32 large fresh mint leaves and set aside.
  • Finely chop a small handful of the fresh mint and whisk with 1 tbsp sherry vinegar, 2 tsp honey and 1 tsp olive oil.
  • Season to taste. Using a melon baller, scoop 32 balls from a cantaloupe melon.
  • If you don’t have a melon baller, you can cut into small cubes.
  • Thread a melon ball onto a small skewer followed by a mint leaf, a mini mozzarella ball, a second mint leaf and a second melon ball.
  • Repeat to make 16 skewers.
  • Drizzle over the mint

Enjoy!

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