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Eggplant Caponata (Sicilian Version)

Delicious relish or appetizer that can be served hot or cold! Serve with toasted crusty bread.

Author: rocks_67

Antipasto

This recipe makes a huge amount. I can it and give it away as Christmas gifts. We usually make this as a group project to cut down on prep time and cost. The ingredient amounts may be altered proportionally...

Author: Karen

Cherry Pepper Poppers

Fresh Hot cherry peppers stuffed with prosciutto and provolone cheese then soaked in olive oil.

Author: technician

Antipasto Platter

This is a layered antipasto, so you can cut it in square slices neatly and have all the ingredients. This is a beautiful dish that's always a hit! It will make the vegetarians jealous. Add the veggies...

Author: WMAURO

Caprese Appetizer

Caprese salad skewers. Perfect for holiday parties.

Author: Jessi

Marinated Stuffed Cherry Peppers

A quintessential antipasto. Kick it up a notch from a basic appetizer to a showstopper by seasoning the olive oil.

Author: Brian Genest

Marinated Roasted Red Peppers

Fresh, sweet taste, so much better than store-bought, and so easy! Use these marinated peppers as an antipasto, or a very healthy sandwich filling. Experiment with different herbs such as rosemary or Italian...

Author: KATHIANNM

Caprese Skewers

An elegant and easy take on a classic caprese skewer dish. Great for an appetizer at a dinner party. Serve with a small bowl of balsamic vinegar and good quality olive oil for dipping.

Author: ErinCC

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Peaches with Burrata and Basil

There are many people, myself included, that think cooking prosciutto is basically a crime against nature; but there are exceptions, and this plate of grilled peaches with burrata is one incredibly delicious...

Author: Chef John

Roasted Peppers in Oil (Peperoni Arrostiti Sotto Olio)

I learned how to make these from my Italian mother-in-law. She doesn't have any of her recipes written down. She just makes them like she always has for years. They can be used in other dishes as well...

Author: Kim's Cooking Now

Tortellini Skewers

Pretty appetizer that is easy to make.

Author: J Scholfield

Antipasto Squares

Layers of roasted red bell pepper and deli meats cheeses are baked inside a crescent roll crust.

Author: Lori G.

Prosciutto e Melone (Italian Ham and Melon)

This easy and refreshing starter featuring cantaloupe and cured ham (Parma ham for instance) can also be served as an appetizer: just cut the cantaloupe into bite-size pieces, wrap them with ham and spear...

Author: SunFlower

Italian Tuna Spread

This is part of an antipasti spread. Serve with crostini, Melba toast, or crackers at room temperature. Store in refrigerator covered. To reuse, bring back to room temperature. Do not microwave to reheat....

Author: JBrown

Air Fryer Arancini

These fried rice balls are full of flavor and are a wonderful appetizer. Pair with any dipping sauce such as pesto, marinara, or use a meat sauce for a hearty meal. The highlands Italian cheese sprinkle...

Author: thedailygourmet

Prosciutto Wrapped Melon Balls

This is a great snack to make for any gathering. Balls of honeydew melon are wrapped in prosciutto and fresh mint to make a fancy appetizer with few ingredients.

Author: RACHELSCHWARTZ

Cherry Tomato Bites

Fresh, unbaked bites that remind you of a BLT. Quick, easy, and cheap, if you grow your own tomatoes. This can be made a day ahead if tomatoes were drained. Perfect for a picnic.

Author: mamaG

Marinated Feta

I'm well aware that everyone knows this marinated feta recipe or does it in their own way, but that's how I cook it - it's a quick appetizer for unexpected guests that just rang a doorbell to your house....

Author: sono1helen

Easy Marinated Feta

I always make my own marinated feta. If you like, you can also add garlic, but my family doesn't like garlic so we prefer this simple variation.

Author: mannkochtgut

Watermelon Caprese Appetizer

A refreshing appetizer for the summer, my family loved this so much they ate more than a serving each. Also great for those who love the flavor of caprese but aren't huge fans of tomatoes.

Author: Nicole Cox

Caprese on a Stick

This is a great, easy finger appetizer. I came up with it because I love Caprese but it was difficult to serve at large parties. Putting the same ingredients on a toothpick yielded great results.

Author: ALZ

Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer

A friend brought these simple yet delicious and refreshing appetizers to a party recently and I've been making them ever since! They are especially good served cold during the hot summer months.

Author: Jackie

Italian Marinated Eggplant Antipasto

Thin slices of eggplant are lightly fried, then marinated in a mixture of fresh herbs, garlic, olive oil, and white wine vinegar 8 hours or overnight. Well worth the wait! Delicious as part of an antipasti...

Author: Rita

Turkish Vegetarian Eggplant Appetizer with Garlic and Walnuts

This Turkish meze is perfect for making ahead of time when you expect guests. The eggplant may also be pan fried, but it requires less oil and tastes better when roasted in the oven.

Author: kochbiene

Grissini with Prosciutto

This 2-ingredient Italian appetizer is one of my favorite quick things to serve when I have surprise guests. They taste great with a glass of wine or as part of an antipasti platter.

Author: Tina

Painted Chef's Classic Beef Carpaccio

This is a variation on the Harry's Bar 1950's invention of carpaccio.

Author: The Painted Chef

Antipasto Skewers

Marinated mushrooms, zesty Havarti cheese, and cocktail rye (or bread of your choice), skewered on frilly toothpicks are a great, simple appetizer with little work and almost no clean up! You can marinate...

Author: FISHINGGOOD

Pickled Shallots

These delicious shallots with balsamic vinegar are lightly sweet and taste great with barbecued steak or with cheese and a glass of red wine. Serve hot or cold.

Author: Julia

Fresh Sardines Naples Style

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Author: Salvatore

Chanterelle and Caramelized Onion Bruschetta

Six ingredients create a perfect appetizer ... or dinner. I love mushrooms on toast during the mushroom season. It takes time to caramelize the onions, but it is well worth it.

Author: Syd

Baked Eggplant Antipasto

Delicious and unique vegetarian meal, could be vegan if cheese is omitted. Serve with a thick crust French or Italian bread and salad. Leftovers are amazing as a sandwich.

Author: GardenGoodies

Peaches with Burrata, Basil, and Raspberry Balsamic Syrup

Juicy peaches snuggle into creamy Burrata cheese, with a sweet/tart balsamic reduction drizzled over the top. Bright fresh basil and flakes of crunchy sea salt finish off this easy, impressive summertime...

Author: foodelicious

Summer Antipasto Picnic Salad

This is a yummy combo of salami, veggies, olives, and basil. Great for picnics because there's no mayo and it can be made ahead of time. Very versatile also; you can add whatever you like.

Author: tanya

Marinated Carrots Antipasto

These Italian carrot antipasti are delicious but you need to plan ahead, as they have to marinate 1 day in the fridge. Otherwise they are quick and easy and very garlicky!

Author: kiki

Blackberry Basil Skewers

This light, fresh, and wholesome appetizer is so very easy to make and perfect for any gathering.

Author: lutzflcat

Boniet

Pronounced 'bun-yet,' this is an old world Italian recipe from my Nonie's kitchen. It is made using mainly parsley and garlic and is meant to be eaten with a crusty warm bread. It is almost sinful to share...

Author: The Iron Chef -- Suzi-Q

Cucumber and Ham Antipasto

Fresh and light meal idea.

Author: MzEmeraldEyes

Antipasto

This recipe makes a huge amount. I can it and give it away as Christmas gifts. We usually make this as a group project to cut down on prep time and cost. The ingredient amounts may be altered proportionally...

Author: Karen

Eggplant Antipasto

This dish is easy to prepare and freezes well. Baked eggplant is mixed with an array of vegetables and flavors. It's a great way to make the most of the garden! Serve with crackers or pita bread.

Author: Phyllis Zusman

Overnight Marinated Tomatoes

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Author: PREGOCOOK

Heart Shaped Carpaccio

This would make for a creative, and visually arresting start to a Valentine's Day dinner menu. Most carpaccios are pounded very, very thin, but if you're using a really nice piece of beef tenderloin, why...

Author: Chef John

Antipasto Platter

This is a layered antipasto, so you can cut it in square slices neatly and have all the ingredients. This is a beautiful dish that's always a hit! It will make the vegetarians jealous. Add the veggies...

Author: WMAURO

Tortellini Skewers

Pretty appetizer that is easy to make.

Author: J Scholfield

Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer

A friend brought these simple yet delicious and refreshing appetizers to a party recently and I've been making them ever since! They are especially good served cold during the hot summer months.

Author: Jackie