Recipes: Appetizers | Antipasti
In Italian the word “antipasti” refers to the course before the main event. Whether you are entertaining with a colorful spread or giving your dinner guests a taste of what’s to come, these recipes are sure to bring everyone to the table.
The earthy, roasted eggplant is subtle but flavorful, giving this bruschetta recipe just what it needs to make a well-rounded antipasto. Both in beauty and in taste, this appetizer will perform for any occasion.
Throw out the mayo! This tangy chicken salad calls for a simple, homemade red wine vinaigrette that only enhances the chicken flavor, rather than mask it. With other mild complements, such as piquillo peppers and parsley, this sandwich-filler is sure to become a classic.
Sandwiches work because they are not only a great combination of flavors and ingredients, but because they are convenient. We take that notion of simplicity and make it deliciously Italian. Inspired by many of our products, we are giving you two ways to stack the perfect panini.
Blending the flavors of fragrant parsley, pungent red onion and nutty cannellini beans, this delicious cold salad introduces tuna to an otherwise classic dish. While it can be eaten alone, why not scoop it onto fresh arugula? For a seasonal touch, toss with halved cherry tomatoes.
The subtle flavor of tender artichokes paired with tangy feta, fresh tomatoes and rich green pesto all on top of grilled rustic bread is a meal in itself. It is a unique spin on a traditional Italian favorite.
Our green California Sevillano olives served warm with fresh oregano and garlic to give this antipasto an unmatched Mediterranean flavor.
A kick to the Calamata: this warm olive dish is made with the essence of fragrant oranges and the spicy, flavorful red chili pepper. Serve as an appetizer or snack.
Sicilian field workers commonly ate olives prepared this way, along with some fresh bread, for lunch—a humble, savory meal during harvest season, when men and women were away from home, sometimes for days.
3rd Place Prize Winning Recipe of the 2010 DeLallo Italian Recipe Contest. Bruschetta can be as simple as toasted bread with olive oil and garlic or as elegant and spicy with creativity as this recipe. Our Imported Hot Pepper and Garlic sauce is an oil-based sauce that is tossed with tender shrimp and fresh green parsley. This is a...
This sweet, garlicky spread gets a helpful hand from our briny, green friends... the olive! You'll love its accent on grilled fish, baked potatoes, toasted bread and even popcorn. Really, folks, the possibilities are endless!