Antipasto Platter Recipe

The antipasto platter is a course of appetizer in a traditional italian dinner. Prepared with bite size pieces of meat and cheese along with dressed artichokes, musrooms and bell peppers with parley and basil as fresh herbs. The antipasto can be served be chilled or served as such.


Health IndexAverageServings12
Interest Group


 Sliced deli roast beef12 Ounce
 Sliced ham12 Ounce
 Sliced part skim mozzarella cheese8 Ounce
 Bottled fat free italian salad dressing8 Ounce
 Chopped parsley leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped basil leaves/1 teaspoon. dried basil2 Tablespoon
 Artichoke hearts28 Ounce, drained and cut in quarters
 Small button mushrooms1⁄2 Pound
 Red bell pepper1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), cut into 0.5 inch cubes
 Green bell pepper1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), cut into 0.5 inch cubes
 Pitted whole ripe olives6 Ounce, drained, rinsed

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 191 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 0.91 g4.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.4 mg

Sodium 873.6 mg36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.6%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 19 g38.2%

Vitamin A 22.3% Vitamin C 77.8%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Arrange meats and cheese around edge of large platter.
Combine salad dressing, parsley and basil in a small bowl; reserve 1/4 cup.
Toss remaining marinade with vegetables and olives.
Arrange vegetables in middle of platter.
Drizzle remaining dressing over meat and cheese.
Cover and chill several hours.
Serve cold or at room temperature.