Grilled Antipasti Platter with Lemon Aioli

Looking for an elegant appetizer? Then check out these grilled veggies, salami and cheese platter served with a citrusy dip. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 10

Ingredients

Lemon Aioli

1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1
to 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Antipasti

1
medium zucchini, cut into 4-inch sticks
1
medium yellow summer squash or crookneck squash, cut into 4-inch sticks
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch pieces
2
cups cherry tomatoes
1
cup small whole mushrooms
1
medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
20
thin slices hard salami (about 1/4 lb)
1/2
lb mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 In small bowl, stir all aioli ingredients until well mixed. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  • 2 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss vegetables with oil and salt. Heat grill basket (grill “wok”) on grill until hot. Add vegetables to grill basket. Cover and grill vegetables 6 to 10 minutes, shaking basket or stirring vegetables occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender and lightly charred.
  • 4 Arrange salami around edge of large serving platter. Mound grilled vegetables onto center of serving platter. Sprinkle cheese cubes over vegetables. Serve with aioli for dipping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    690mg
    690%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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