Little antipasto bites whet the appetite for dinner. From prosciutto-wrapped melon to marinated olives, these easy antipasto appetizer recipes can be on the table in minutes.

Antipasto with Toasted Pita Crisps

Better Homes and Gardens

Perfect for warm-weather entertaining, this colorful fruit and veggie appetizer platter makes for refreshing nibbling.

Total: 10 mins

Cool Antipasto Kabobs

Better Homes and Gardens

Great party appetizes--let guests pick between skewers of vegetables or flavorful bites of sausage, shrimp, and cheese.

Tortellini with Salami and Pesto

Better Homes and Gardens

This simple appetizer is so flavorful it's hard to believe there are just four ingredients.

Total: 15 mins

Herbed Antipasto Kabobs

Better Homes and Gardens

A tangy marinade, salty prosciutto, and fragrant basil work magic on a bounty of colorful vegetables. Use rosemary skewers for a presentation your guests will not soon forget.

Tortellini, Olive, and Cheese Kabobs

Better Homes and Gardens

Grilled Figs with Rum-Infused Ricotta

Family Circle

Spike cool and creamy ricotta with rum for a sweet dip to scoop up with grilled figs.

Eggplant Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Look for smaller eggplants. They typically have fewer seeds and may be less bitter. This chunky make-ahead dip is meant to be slathered on crusty bread or crackers.

Total: 2 hrs 25 mins

Gorgonzola-Thyme-Stuffed Olives

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins

Antipasto Platter with Prosciutto and Melon

Better Homes and Gardens

For an innovative twist on the classic prosciutto-melon pairing, try this trio of cantaloupe, honeydew, and crenshaw melon balls.

Total: 20 mins

Antipasto Kabobs

Better Homes and Gardens

As your guests nibble these special-occasion skewers, they'll savor many of the flavors of traditional Italian antipasto, including salami, tortellini, and artichoke hearts. These appetizers can be ready in 30 minutes, then chilled until serving time.

Tapas Plate

Family Circle

Hop on the small plates trend and throw together a spread of bean salad, ham, cheese, olives, grapes and hearty French bread.

Pickled Green Beans

Midwest Living

Antipasto Pinwheels

Better Homes and Gardens

This colorful cheese and salami pinwheel recipe makes the perfect quick and easy appetizer when company drops in. Preparation time is only 15 minutes from start to finish.

Lemony Marinated Antipasto

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken or turkey sausage links complement the flavors of this antipasto recipe. Find the sausage fresh or frozen in most supermarkets.

Herbed Nuts in Honey

Better Homes and Gardens

Allow mixed nuts to marinate in a flavorful mix of honey and marjoram. This jarred recipe makes for a fantastic party appetizer or holiday gift!

Marinated Vegetables, Cheese, and Sausage

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this meat, cheese, and vegetable combo as antipasto on an appetizer buffet. Make and refrigerate it a day ahead, then have time to spare the day of serving.

Antipasto  Recipes: Take your pick!
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