Antipasto Salad

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Antipasto Salad

This tangy little antipasto salad will blow you away.  Serve this recipe with Romaine lettuce, over pasta, or make a bruschetta.  This is the basics – feel free to expand on it and add: crushed red pepper, pepperoncini, various cheeses, olives, pickled condiments, artichokes, capers, whatever you got.  You can use a pre-made dressing or make it yourself (recipe below).

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 40 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 Minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No Cooking Involved
  • Cuisine: Italian


Ingredient List Salad:

  • 2 medium heads romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 4 ounces salami, pepperoni, or ham (or any combination)
  • 1 medium cucumber, unpeeled, seeded, diced
  • 2 medium diced Roma tomato, seeded, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onions, finely diced
  • 2/3 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated

Ingredient List Dressing (Or use a pre-made Italian):

  • 1/4 tsp ground Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • pinch of Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp dried herb of choice (Herb de Provence, basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, etc…)
  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • > 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Make the vinaigrette:  mix together all dressing ingredients except olive oil in a small bowl.  Slowly whisk in the olive oil.
  • Make the salad:   In a large bowl combine all ingredients EXCEPT the romaine and Parmesan cheese.  Add the dressing.  Marinate for a couple hours if you have the time.  Before serving, toss with Romaine lettuce and sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese.  Happy Eating!  Beckie


Wanna save some time?  Combine all vinaigrette ingredients in a jar with a lid and shake vigorously.  Add salt and pepper to taste.


Things In My Kitchen:

  • 3 quart mixing bowl – I love these flat bottomed & wide brimmed mixing bowls for combining ingredients with veggies for roasting and for making salads.  The 2 quart and 3 quart are my “go to” bowls for almost everything.

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Keywords: Antipasto, Salad, Gluten Free, Salami, Cheese

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