Italian Antipasti Platter


Create a delicious Italian antipasti platter. A stunning and well-filled board which you can make for your next drinks party (or aperitivo)!

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Italian antipasti platter

Indulge in the true essence of Italy with our exquisite Italian antipasti platter. Bursting with flavour, this delectable assortment of cured meats, artisan cheeses, olives, and marinated vegetables will transport your taste buds to the sun-kissed hills of Tuscany.

Elevate your gatherings with this enticing spread that perfectly balances savoury and tangy notes. Crafted with love and authenticity, our antipasti platter promises a delightful symphony of textures and tastes.

Whether you're a seasoned food enthusiast or a curious gastronome, this Italian delight is a must-try culinary adventure. As the Italians say: Buon appetito!

15 minutes 6 people Snacks
Italian antipasti platter


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  • Firm salami
  • Tortellini skewers
  • Italian toast crispbreads
  • Parma ham
  • Serrano ham
  • Marinated green olives
  • Sliced soft salami
  • Mozzarella
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Bunch of grapes
  • Baby plum tomatoes
  • Pecorino cheese
  • Parmesan cheese (wedge)
  • Breadsticks with sesame seeds
  • Smoked paprika
Italian antipasti platter ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • Chopping board
  • Chef’s knife
  • Tea towel
  • (wooden) cocktail sticks
  • Large attractive chopping board, to serve

Italian Antipasti Platter

15 minutes 6 people Snacks

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Preparation – 10 minutes

To make an italian antipasti platter, use the ingredients of your choice. This is our example of a delicious antipasti platter!

Start by preparing the tortellini skewers. You can find the recipe here.

Let the cheeses come to room temperature. Cut the sun-dried tomatoes into smaller slices. Wash the grapes (white or red, or both!) and pat dry. Do the same for the baby plum tomatoes.

Cut the pecorino and mozzarella into small cubes. Crumble the parmesan cheese into smaller chunks. Wrap some (sesame seed) breadsticks with a slice of Serrano ham. Cut the firm salami into thin slices.

Italian antipasti platter
Italian antipasti platter

Finishing the Italian antipasti platter – 5 minutes

Distribute the ingredients over the board. Put everything that can roll or fall off the board in the centre.

Sprinkle a pinch of smoked paprika over the mozzarella, this looks nice and gives the mozzarella some additional flavour.

Serving tip: delicious with additional varieties of Italian crispbreads (such as tarallucci tradizionali or fratelli laurieri). Serve with cocktail sticks and drinks of your choice. Enjoy!

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Italian Antipasti Platter: frequently asked questions

Can I use different ingredients?

Of course, you can; vary this recipe as much as you like! You can serve a great variety of ingredients on an antipasti platter. Experiment with different combinations to find out what you enjoy!

Are the tortellini skewers essential?

No, they are not! The tortellini skewers look delicious (and they are). You don't have to include them on an antipasti platter, though.

Could I make a vegetarian antipasti platter?

Of course, replace all the meat with meat substitutes, or any other ingredient you like.