๐Ÿ‘‰Italian Antipasto Skewers

Spicy Italian Antipasto Skewers


  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Banana pepper rings
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 can black olives
  • 4 leaves fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1/4 lb mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 lb salami, cubed
  • 1/2 stick pepperoni, cubed
  • 1/4 cup Garlic Expressions dressing


  1. Prepare Ingredients: Wash and dry all the vegetables. Cut the green and red bell peppers into bite-sized squares. Slice the red onion thinly. Drain the black olives. Cube the mozzarella cheese, salami, and pepperoni into similar-sized pieces.
  2. Assemble Skewers: Begin assembling the skewers by alternating the ingredients. Start with a cherry tomato, then add a piece of green bell pepper, followed by a piece of salami, red onion slice, banana pepper ring, black olive, mozzarella cheese cube, basil leaf, and finally, a piece of pepperoni. Repeat until all ingredients are used up.
  3. Drizzle with Dressing: Once all the skewers are assembled, arrange them on a serving platter. Drizzle the Garlic Expressions dressing over the skewers, ensuring each one gets a good coating.
  4. Chill and Serve: Cover the platter with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. Before serving, give the skewers another quick drizzle of dressing for extra flavor. Serve chilled as a delicious and spicy Italian antipasto snack!

Enjoy these vibrant and flavorful skewers as a perfect appetizer or snack for any occasion


FAQs About Spicy Italian Antipasto Skewers

Q: Can I make these skewers ahead of time? A: Yes, you can assemble these skewers ahead of time and refrigerate them until you’re ready to serve. Just be sure to cover them tightly with plastic wrap to keep them fresh.

Q: Can I customize the ingredients? A: Absolutely! Feel free to customize the ingredients based on your preferences or what you have on hand. You can add or omit any ingredients you like to suit your taste.

Q: Can I use a different dressing? A: While Garlic Expressions dressing adds a delicious flavor to these skewers, you can certainly use any dressing of your choice or even make your own vinaigrette.

Q: How long do these skewers need to chill before serving? A: It’s best to refrigerate the skewers for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. However, you can chill them for longer if you prefer.

Q: Can I make these skewers vegetarian? A: Yes, you can easily make these skewers vegetarian by omitting the salami and pepperoni. You can add extra vegetables or substitute with vegetarian alternatives like tofu or seitan.

Q: How long do these skewers stay fresh? A: These skewers are best enjoyed fresh on the day they are made. However, if you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Just note that the texture of the vegetables may change slightly upon storage

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