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Classic Antipasto Platter

Total Time

Prep: 40 min.


16 servings

Antipasto platters have a lively combination of flavors that tempt the taste buds. This is a real favorite on our buffet table. The large platter of meats, cheese, olives and vegetables disappears quickly. —Weda Mosellie, Phillipsburg, New Jersey


  • 1 pound fresh part-skim mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) pickled pepper rings, drained
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) colossal Sicilian olives, drained
  • 4 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 can (3-3/4 ounces) sardines, drained
  • 1 can (2 ounces) anchovy fillets, drained
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced hard salami, prosciutto or smoked ham, optional
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. On a large serving platter, arrange the first nine ingredients; adding sliced meats if desired. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, cheese, oregano, salt and pepper; drizzle over antipasto.

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