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Antipasto Platter

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The antipasto platter is a course of appetizer in a traditional italian dinner. Prepared with bite size pieces of meat and cheese along with dressed artichokes, musrooms and bell peppers with parley and basil as fresh herbs. The antipasto can be served be chilled or served as such.
Ingredients
  Sliced deli roast beef 12 Ounce
  Sliced ham 12 Ounce
  Sliced part skim mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce
  Bottled fat free italian salad dressing 8 Ounce
  Chopped parsley leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped basil leaves/1 teaspoon. dried basil 2 Tablespoon
  Artichoke hearts 28 Ounce, drained and cut in quarters
  Small button mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound
  Red bell pepper 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), cut into 0.5 inch cubes
  Green bell pepper 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), cut into 0.5 inch cubes
  Pitted whole ripe olives 6 Ounce, drained, rinsed
Directions

Arrange meats and cheese around edge of large platter.
Combine salad dressing, parsley and basil in a small bowl; reserve 1/4 cup.
Toss remaining marinade with vegetables and olives.
Arrange vegetables in middle of platter.
Drizzle remaining dressing over meat and cheese.
Cover and chill several hours.
Serve cold or at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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