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Filled with the savory flavors of cured meats, regional cheese, marinated olives, and fruits, antipasto platters are the perfect appetizers for any occasion. Check out some of our favorite recipes, from the traditional to the more unique, these platters are sure to be a hit on your appetizer table.

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Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (14 Votes)
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Servings 14
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 10

  • 1 (24-ounce) jar pepperoncini, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, halved
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 pound provolone cheese, cubed
  • 1 (6-ounce) can pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 1 (3 1/2-ounce) package sliced pepperoni
  • 1 (8-ounce) Italian vinaigrette dressing
  • Lettuce leaves

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Bite size antipasto fills cups made from sliced salami

  • 24 slices Genoa salami (medium thickness)
  • 1 cup Progresso™ marinated artichoke hearts, drained, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup jarred finely chopped roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 4 ounces fresh mini mozzarella balls
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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In this antipasto recipe, we turn the ingredients of the antipasto platter into a big healthy salad with the additi...

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 6 cups torn escarole
  • 2 cups torn radicchio
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1/2 English cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1 cup slivered fennel
  • 3/4 cup diced fresh mozzarella, about 4 ounces
  • 1/2 cup marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoncini
  • 1/2 cup halved and sliced radishes
  • 1/2 cup sliced salami , about 2 ounces
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe black olives
4.5/5 (10 Votes)

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Quick and easy vegan antipasto salad is a great starter for an Italian supper, and also makes a great healthy, ligh...

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried basil, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon balck pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 8 slices vegan ham
  • 12 slices vegan pepperoni
  • 2 1(5-ounce) cans garbanzo beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 cup marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 pitted black olives, halved
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
4/5 (6 Votes)

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These mini Antipasto Kebabs are the perfect tapas for your next get together or party! Each Kebab has a stuffed oli...

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 40 pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 40 large pitted ripe olives
  • 3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 40 thin slices pepperoni
  • 20 thin slices hard salami, halved
  • Fresh parsley sprigs, optional
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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The parent TV Show (America's Test Kitchen) to the Cook's Country Magazine, featured the making of this salad

  • 8 ounces sliced pepperoni , cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 8 ounces soppressata or salami, halved and cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 10 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 jar pepperoncini (12-ounce), drained, (2 tablespoons juice reserved), stemmed, and chopped coarse
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound fusilli or campanelle
  • 1 pound white mushrooms , quartered
  • 1 cup shredded provolone cheese , aged
  • 12 ounces roasted red peppers , drained, patted dry, and chopped coarse
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Cook's Country also liked the addition of 1 cup chopped, pitted kalamata olives or 1 cup jarred artichokes, drained and quartered. Use any curly-shaped pasta for this recipe.
4.4/5 (51 Votes)

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Pasta antipasto salad is a hearty starter for any Italian meal, or a perfect main dish for a hot summer evening

  • VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1 bunch fresh basil, stemmed and leaves chopped, about 2 cups
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • SALAD:
  • 1 pound fusilli pasta
  • 1/2 cup hard salami, cut into strips, about 3 ounces
  • 1/2 cup smoked turkey, cut into strips, about 3 ounces
  • 1/4 cup provolone cheese, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup grated Asiago cheese
  • 2 tablespoons green olives, halved and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons roasted red peppers, cut into strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
5/5 (3 Votes)

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This antipasto pasta salad is perfect for a light summer supper, or as an appetizer for a festive Italian meal

  • 8 ounces sliced pepperoni, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 8 ounces sopressata or salami, halved and cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 10 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar pepperoncini, drained, (2 tablespoons juice reserved), stemmed, and chopped coarse
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound fusilli or campanelle pasta
  • 1 pound white mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 cup shredded provolone cheese, aged
  • 12 ounces roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry, and chopped coarse
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil
5/5 (1 Votes)

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When it's hot outside, we need easy dinner ideas

  • 3/4 cup giardiniera
  • 2 pepperoncini peppers, stemmed and seeded
  • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup oil-packed sundried tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 4 whole canned artichokes
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 4 sundried tomato, or spinach-flavored 10" flour tortillas
  • 8 thin slices mortadella
  • 12 thin slices Provolone
  • 16 thin slices Genoa salami
  • 12 thin slices prosciutto
  • Sandwich picks
4.7/5 (14 Votes)

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Quick delicious pasta salad great for a crowd has all of the flavors and ingredients from your favorite antipasto

  • 1 pound pasta, I used tri-colored rotini
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced roasted red pepper
  • 1 (4-ounce) can sliced olives
  • 1 (10-ounce) can artichoke hearts, quartered and marinated
  • Chopped pepperoncini
  • Diced pepperoni
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, to taste
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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Antipasto (Italian – before the meal) simply refers to the dish that precedes all the others to come

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, use white balsamic vinegar if you have it available
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed into a paste
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Romaine lettuce, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
  • Handful basil leaves, torn into small pieces
  • Handful Italian parsley leaves
  • 1 whole roasted red or yellow pepper, sliced
  • Marinated artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • Handful pitted black olives, rinsed and sliced
  • Roasted tomatoes
  • Fresh mozzarella, drained and torn into big bite pieces
  • Sliced salami
4.7/5 (6 Votes)

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These pinwheels are easy to make in advance for a party and with only 3 ingredients, they're a very simple option f...

  • 1 pound cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 pound thin sliced salami
  • 1 green pepper, thinly sliced
4.5/5 (18 Votes)

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This antipasto kabob recipe is easy to make and looks very impressive

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 (9-ounce) package cheese-filled tortellini, cooked
  • 1 (5-ounce) package thinly sliced salami
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • 1 (5-3/4 ounce) jar green olives with pimentos, drained
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 16 6-inch skewers, soaked in water
4.6/5 (8 Votes)

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It's easy to make antipasto at home

  • 1/4 pound Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 pound Fontinella cheese
  • 1/4 pound Havarti cheese
  • 1/4 pound imported prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 pound hot dried coppa, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 pound sweet dried coppa, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 pound hot moist capicola, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 pound sweet moist capicola, thinkly sliced
  • 1/4 pound mixed Italian olives, drained
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar pickled pepperoncini, drained
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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This antipasto platter can be switched up and include different meats and cheese, add some olives or other marinate...

  • 1 head Romaine lettuce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 (8-ounce) bottle Italian-style salad dressing
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced cooked ham
  • 1/2 pound sliced pepperoni
  • 1/2 pound sliced salami
  • 1/2 pound cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 pound mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 pound pepper jack cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup whole pepperoncini peppers
  • 1 cup whole black olives
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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