Antipasto Style Vegetable Platter

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Sep. 22, 2011

Ingredients

For marinated artichoke hearts:
Frozen artichoke hearts 18 Ounce (2 Packages, 9 Ounce Each)
Herb garlic salad dressing 1 Cup (16 tbs) , well chilled (Bottled)
For mushroom and
Medium mushrooms 1 Pound (Fresh)
Parsley 2 Teaspoon , chopped
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Pepper 3/4 Teaspoon
Dried oregano leaves 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried basil leaves 1/4 Teaspoon
Onion and juice 2 Tablespoon , grated
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , pressed
Pimento stuffed olives 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , chopped
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
White wine vinegar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Pitted black olives 1 Cup (16 tbs) , drained
Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) , washed
Salad oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , washed
For mixed vegetable relish
Cauliflower head 1/2 Small , cut in flowerets and sliced
Carrots 2 , cut in 2
Celery stalks 2 , cut in 1
Green pepper 1 , cut in 2
Pimientos 4 Ounce , drained, cut in strips (1 Jar)
Green olives 3 Ounce , pitted, drained (1 Jar)
Wine vinegar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Olive oil/Salad oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Prepare Mushroom-and-Olive Relish, Mixed-Vegetable Relish and Marinated Artichoke Hearts a day before making this dish.

2) To prepare marinated follow package directions to cook artichoke.

3) Drain well.

4) Transfer into a large shallow dish to cool completely.

5) Pour salad dressing over artichokes and toss.

6) Refrigerate overnight to chill.

7) To prepare Mushroom-and-Olive Relish wash and pat dry mushrooms. Trim the stems. Leave it intact.

8) In a large saucepan add mushrooms with 2 cups water.

9) Boil, decrease heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

10) Drain out from water.

11) Arrange in large, shallow baking dish.

12) In another bowl mix rest of ingredients except black olives and tomatoes. Mix well.

13) Pour it over mushrooms.

14) Cover and refrigerate, stirring gently in between for at least 12 hours.

15) Add black olives and cherry tomatoes.

16) To make Mixed Vegetable Relish, in a large skillet add all ingredients. Mix together.

17) Bring to boil stirring occasionally.

18) Decrease heat and simmer, covered for 5 minutes.

19) Chill well. Drain before serving.

SERVING

20) On a large chilled platter, arrange vegetables in rows and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 287Calories from Fat 209

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 543 mg22.63%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet