Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1 jar (24 ounces) pepperoncini, drained
- 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 2 cups halved fresh mushrooms
- 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
- 1/2 pound provolone cheese, cubed
- 1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, drained
- 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
- 1 bottle (8 ounces) Italian vinaigrette dressing
- Lettuce leaves
- In a large bowl, combine pepperoncini, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes, cheese, olives and pepperoni. Pour vinaigrette over mixture; toss to coat.
- Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or overnight. Arrange on a lettuce-lined platter. Serve with toothpicks.
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Nutrition Facts1 cup: 178 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 852mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
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Feb 26, 2019
Perfect as written and easy to customize to your taste. I make for large groups as there are several lactose intolerant people where creamy dairy dips just won't do. Sometimes I just make a small platter to keep in the fridge just to snack on.
Jan 13, 2019
Delicious and simple to assemble. Lots of great suggestions in the reviews; I took the suggestion to add some cheese tortellini and it was a great addition to the platter. I used Dellalo Sweet Italian dressing. Everyone loved it.
Dec 30, 2018
Simple and tasty. Made it exactly per the recipe, but also added salami. I think next time I would also add cooked cheese tortellini.
Dec 21, 2017
This was awesome. It was super easy and very colorful. I made it for a party of 16 and it was gone! I did use chunk salami and castelvetrano olives also made my own dressing with olive oil, white wine vinegar, parsley , oregano and garlic. Highly recommend!
Jan 19, 2017
I made this for a Christmas appetizer and I got rave reviews! I also added some Italian meats.
Feb 12, 2016
Easy and Delish
Feb 8, 2016
Simple to prepare & delish! You can alter the ingredients to your liking. I used the leftovers on Day 2, tossing with fresh greens for a quick salad!
Jan 31, 2016
Loved the concept. Used ths at Christmas as appetizer. I added 1/2 pkg little smokies and 5 oz of 3 different kinds of cheese and large green olives stuffed with akmonds. What a hit. Nothing left. Thank You for the idea!
Nov 19, 2015
I love antipasto but I would add some prosciutto, hard salami, pancetta, or some ham. Personally, I like this dish without any meat at all. A variety of cheeses like provolone, fresh mozzarella, other fresh cheese like feta, pepperoncini, marinated artichokes, sun dried tomatoes and a wide variety of olives like Greek and green olives like Castelveltrano would be welcome additions. Castelveltrano olives are lower in sodium and have a delicious mild flavor. I have not been able to find them pitted at my store so you may have to pit them.Also, I use the marinade from the artichokes as a dressing. : )
Jan 3, 2015
Loved it! Very simple and made a beautiful presentation on our New Years buffet. I think next time I'd rather have tortellini as others suggested and maybe leave out the garbanzo beans.