Antipasto Recipes

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.

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Marinated Vegetables, Cheese, and Sausage

From 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.

Marinated Vegetables, Cheese, and Sausage

Antipasto Pinwheels

From 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.

Antipasto Pinwheels

Antipasto with Toasted Pita Crisps

From Better Homes and Gardens

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

Antipasto with Toasted Pita Crisps

Big Italian Salad

From Food & Wine

Part green salad, part antipasto salad, this recipe combines lettuce, celery, onion, peperoncini, olives and cherry tomatoes -- all tossed in a dressing made with olive oil, vinegar and a little mayonnaise. "The salad reminds me of one my mother made," says Fran Parisi. "Her dressing had no mayo, of course -- it was strictly oil and vinegar."

Big Italian Salad

Quentin Bacon
Eggplant Caponata with Golden Raisins

From Food & Wine

As a nod to the grape harvest, chef Ben Towill of Silkstone and The Fat Radish restaurant in New York City adds golden raisins to this tangy caponata. It's delicious on toast or with pecorino cheese.

Eggplant Caponata with Golden Raisins

Michael Turek
Antipasto Salad

From Midwest Living

You'll find all the wonderful flavors of Italian antipasto in this vegetable-packed side dish.

Antipasto Salad

Portobello Mushroom Pizza

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Portobello Mushroom Pizza

Antipasto

From Ladies' Home Journal

Serve this classic Italian appetizer on a buffet table so guests can pick and choose their favorites from among all the fresh and colorful ingredients.

Antipasto

Antipasto Platter

From Betty Crocker

An Italian favorite! A lively lemon-and-oil mixture lightly dresses an assortment of meats, olives and vegetables.

Antipasto Platter

Anchovy and Roasted-Pepper Salad with Goat Cheese

From Food & Wine

For Eataly's seafood dishes, Mario Batali enlisted the help of Dave Pasternack, chef-partner at his outstanding restaurant Esca. "This gives Dave another place to play with fish," Batali says. "Plus, I don't go to the Olympics without bringing my MVPs." Together they created this earthy salad with chopped cured anchovies in the dressing.

Anchovy and Roasted-Pepper Salad with Goat Cheese

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Easy Antipasto Salad

From The Food Channel

Using preserved vegetables and meats packed with flavors of Italy, you can create a beautiful salad without any cooking at all!

Easy Antipasto Salad

Antipasto Kabobs

From 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.

Antipasto Kabobs

Lemony Marinated Antipasto

From 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.

Lemony Marinated Antipasto

Chopped-Olive Aioli

From Food & Wine

Chopped-Olive Aioli

Tina Rupp
Antipasto Platter with Prosciutto and Melon

From Better Homes and Gardens

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

Antipasto Platter with Prosciutto and Melon

Caponata with Kalamata Olives and Asiago Cheese

From Food & Wine

Andres Barrera's version of caponata, the tangy Sicilian eggplant dish, mixes in olives, zucchini, and yellow squash and is topped with shaved Asiago cheese.

Caponata with Kalamata Olives and Asiago Cheese

Cedric Angeles
Tortellini with Salami and Pesto

From Better Homes and Gardens

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

Tortellini with Salami and Pesto

Prosciutto with Marinated Melon

From Fine Cooking Magazine

Prosciutto with Marinated Melon

Cool Antipasto Kabobs

From Better Homes and Gardens

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

Cool Antipasto Kabobs

Broccoli Rabe Pesto Bruschetta

From Food & Wine

Like other cruciferous vegetables, broccoli rabe is packed with vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, B, and C. Chef Gabe Thompson turns it into a healthy, peppery pesto that's delicious on toasted bread.

Broccoli Rabe Pesto Bruschetta

Frances Janisch
Eggplant Dip

From 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.

Eggplant Dip

Caponata Crostini

From Monk Fruit In The Raw

In Sicily, this sweet and sour dish featuring eggplant, raisins, and capers is served as part of an antipasto. It is perfect presented on crisp whole-wheat crostini as a hors d'oeuvres or on its own as a side dish accompanying grilled fish, poultry, or pork. Also serve it with brown rice and cannellini beans for a meatless meal.

Caponata Crostini

Grilled Fontina and Vegetable Antipasti

From Food & Wine

For an extra-savory sandwich, add a touch of grated Parmesan cheese.

Grilled Fontina and Vegetable Antipasti

Yunhee Kim
Green Olives with Lemon and Rosemary

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Green Olives with Lemon and Rosemary

Stuffed Red Pepper Rolls

From Monk Fruit In The Raw

These colorful peppers, like most stuffed vegetables, take a little time to make. Your reward is a full-flavored Mediterranean hors d'oeuvres. The sweet and tangy tuna and rice filling can also be served on its own as a main dish salad.

Stuffed Red Pepper Rolls

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