Marinated Antipasto Platter

Enjoy a before-the-meal dish, authentic Italian-style.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 12 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Marinade

1/4
cup red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons orange juice
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1
teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1/4
cup olive oil

Antipasto

2
cups assorted olives, drained
1
(6-oz.) jar Green Giant® Whole Mushrooms, drained
1
(8-oz.) block whole milk mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2
lb. sliced hard salami (about 1/8 inch thick)
Cocktail toothpicks
Lemon leaves, if desired
  • 1 In small nonmetal bowl, combine all marinade ingredients except oil; mix well. Slowly add oil, beating with wire whisk until marinade is thick and well blended. In nonmetal container or resealable food storage plastic bag, combine olives, mushrooms and cheese. Add marinade; cover and refrigerate at least 12 hours or overnight to blend flavors.
  • 2 When ready to serve, cut salami slices in half. Roll slices into small cone shapes; spear with cocktail toothpicks. Line outside edge of large serving platter with lemon leaves. Arrange salami in center of platter.
  • 3 Drain marinated olives, mushrooms and cheese, reserving marinade; arrange around outside edge of platter. Drizzle 1 to 2 tablespoons of reserved marinade over salami. (Discard remaining marinade.) Tuck several lemon leaves among olives, mushrooms and cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/24 of Recipe
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    500mg
    500%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    2g
    2%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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