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Healthy Charcuterie Cups

Are you looking for a healthy option to serving charcuterie?  Try this awesome healthy charcuterie cups idea for a great option to enjoying your next party or get together.  Great for any holiday or Easter, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.  These grab and go charcuterie cups are healthy and easy to make.

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Healthy Charcuterie Cups

 

Ingredients for Charcuterie Cups

Healthy Charcuterie Cups

Small plastic or paper cups

Toothpicks 

1 pint strawberries, halved

1 can pineapple chunks, drained

24 Flatbread crackers

24 Fresh rosemary sprigs

Thin sliced provolone cheese, halved

Mixed nuts

1 package salami

1 package prosciutto

Colby jack cheese cubes

Pepper jack cheese cubes 

Black olives

Chocolate mints (optional)

 

Directions for Simple Charcuterie Cups

Fill each cup ¼ full with mixed nuts

Add a sprig of fresh rosemary

Push a toothpick through 1 cube of colby jack, 2 salami’s folded in half twice, 1 cube of pepper jack and top each toothpick alternating between olive and pineapple, place in cup

Roll 2 provolone halves together to form little roses, place in cup

Roll 2 pieces of prosciutto tightly and stand up in cup

Tuck in a mint and strawberry half to complete the cup

Display on a wood charcuterie board from this list

Serve and enjoy!

healthy charcuterie cups

Nutrition and Facts for Charcuterie Cups

The charcuterie cups have some healthy ingredients but if you’re watching weight then be sure to adjust accordingly.  If you are watching sodium then increase veggies and fruit and reduce cheese and meats.

nutrition for healthy charcuterie cups

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 12 but it depends on party size but I recommend making 1-2 cups per person

healthy charcuterie cups

Notes for Healthy Charcuterie Cups

Use a fancy toothpick to match the theme of your party

Design a special paper cup or sticker to enhance the theme of your party

Consider making each cup different so guests can choose their favorite

Meat Options: Any dried or cured meats are a must for any charcuterie. Some great options include pepperoni, salami, prosciutto, or pancetta. Try adding a good quality sliced turkey or ham for variety.

Fruit Options: I always like to use the most popular fresh fruit espcially since the cups are limited by space. Some options are berries, grapes, melon or apples.  But be sure to add apples right before serving so that they do not get brown.

Vegetable Options: Vegetables always add in a nice healthy variety and balance from all the hearty meats, cheeses and nuts. I usually keep mine simple with some sliced cucumbers, baby carrots, grape tomatoes, olives or pickles.

Cheese Options: You could use a variety of hard and semi-soft cheeses in your appetizer cups but I do not recommend using a very soft cheese like goat cheese or blue cheese. These will get all over your other elements and leave a mess. Some good options include any type of hard cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, chunks of asiago, gruyere or Havarti to name a few. Be careful not to cut cheese too early as it can get dried out

Nuts Options: I have used many varieties of nuts. Anything goes here from spicy almonds, pistachios, a candied pecan or keep it simple with a basic nut mix.  It’s perfect to line the bottom of the cup with the nut choice.

Carb Options: Every good charcuterie needs some carbs involved! You could keep it simple with some crackers, bagel chips, toasted bread, or small breadsticks. I use gluten free options so that it’s great for everybody and most people won’t know the difference.

Healthy Charcuterie Cups

 

Kitchen Gadgets I Used and Recommend

Emile Henry Ramekin Set

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Elegant Round Edge XLarge Board


Healthy Charcuterie Cups

5 Best Charcuterie Boards of 2022

Below is my list of the 5 Best Charcuterie Boards of 2022.  They range from marble, wood, and marble with wood. The sizes also range from 12 x 6 to 16 x 11 depending on what your planning to do with your board choose the size that works best for you.  For the charcuterie cups you may need the largest board so plan accordingly.

12 x 6 Marble Slate and Wood Charcuterie Board

15 x 12 Real Bamboo Wood Charcuterie Board

12 x 16 Marble Charcuterie Board

13 x 13 Bamboo Charcuterie Board

18″ XLarge Round Teak Board

Healthy Vegan Charcuterie Board Cups

Enjoy these cute and healthy charcuterie cups.  They are great for a quick grab and go option.  Please leave a comment below how you like them and check out my other charcuterie boards on the blog:

Easy Charcuterie Board for Summer

Best Gluten Free Charcuterie Board for Fun Snacking

The Best Healthy Charcuterie Board

 

Mini Charcuterie Board for Two

10 Unique Charcuterie Board Ideas

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3 thoughts on “Healthy Charcuterie Cups”

  1. 5 stars
    Hi Alyse, I love the chauterie cheese board display. I am going to make this for my guests! Thanks for all your very interesting and beautiful photos and recipes!
    Norene

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