Antipasto Picks

Appetizers on a stick are great for parties because they allow guests to mingle while enjoying the food.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 14
 

Ingredients

1/3
cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4
cup red wine vinegar
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
clove garlic, sliced
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
lb mozzarella cheese, cut in 3/4-inch cubes
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant™ whole mushrooms, drained
4
slices (3 1/4 oz) prosciutto (from deli)
8
thin slices hard salami, cut in half
1/2
cup medium pitted ripe olives, drained
1
jar (6 to 7 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained
28
bamboo skewers or toothpicks (4 inch)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix oil, vinegar, lemon peel, garlic, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes. Stir in cheese and mushrooms. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2 Cut prosciutto slices lengthwise into 1-inch strips, cut strips into about 3-inch pieces. Drain mushroom mixture.
  • 3 Pleat prosciutto pieces and salami half-slices. Spear prosciutto or salami with skewers; add assortment of mushrooms, olives and/or artichokes to skewers. Add cheese cube to end of each skewer. (Each skewer should have 6 pieces.)
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix oil, vinegar, lemon peel, garlic, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes. Stir in cheese and mushrooms. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2 Cut prosciutto slices lengthwise into 1-inch strips, cut strips into about 3-inch pieces. Drain mushroom mixture.
  • 3 Pleat prosciutto pieces and salami half-slices. Spear prosciutto or salami with skewers; add assortment of mushrooms, olives and/or artichokes to skewers. Add cheese cube to end of each skewer. (Each skewer should have 6 pieces.)

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Antipasto bars in Italy offer a wide selection of mushrooms, grilled vegetables, cured meats and cheeses. This antipasto appetizer offers variety, as well.

If you have a preference, you could use all prosciutto or all salami for these appetizers.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.