Antipasto. Serves 8 to 10 2 loaves of Italian or French bread Extra Virgin Olive Oil 20 slices sopressata or Genoa salami 20 slices mortadella20 slices prosciutto 6 ounces (approximately 1-1/2 cups) Parmesan cheese, cut into chunks 1 cup marinated olives 1 cup white bean puree 3 roasted red bell peppers
Antipasto Platter: 1 container(s) (8-ounce) hummus 8 ounce(s) smoked mozzarella cheese, thickly sliced 4 ounce(s) thinly sliced salami 2 bunch(es) radishes with tops, trimmed 1 small bulb fennel, cut into thin wedges 2 large carrots, sliced diagonally 1/2 cup(s) mixed olives Breadsticks and/or your favorite crackers *Directions: Spoon hummus into serving bowl. Arrange hummus and remaining ingredients on large tray or cutting board.
Fire-Seared Antipasto Platter - More of a game plan than a set recipe, this dish lends itself to an assortment of ingredients you may have on hand. For exampleif you can't find capocollo—cured sausage similar to salami—substitute salami or pepperoni. Serve the platter while vegetables are warm or at room temperature.