These Easy Antipasto Recipes are sure to take your next party to the next level of fun! Delicious and easy recipes that won’t keep you in the kitchen all day, letting you have time to enjoy your own party with your guests!
What Is Antipasto?
Antipasto is refers to the first course of an Italian meal. These offerings are typically bite-sized or smaller portions, gathered on a platter that’s placed in the center of the table for everyone to enjoy.
While not all of our antipasto recipes here aren’t Italian in nature, we know you’ll enjoy them on your appetizer table as much as we do.
What we’re looking for in the perfect antipasto platter is a combination of dips, spreads, hot and cold appetizers that stimulates the appetite, but doesn’t make us too full.
What Do Italians Drink With Antipasto?
As if these tasty, easy antipasto recipes weren’t enough, something to wash them down is always a good thing! A classic Italian cocktail to enjoy with antipasto is a Aperol Spritz, which is a champagne cocktail that has a bitter flavor to it. The bitter flavor in Aperol is perfect for pairing with rich meats and cheeses.
Another popular cocktail is the Italian Negroni, which has been gaining tons of popularity these days due to the success of Stanley Tucci and his cooking show.
Other drinks to serve can include red or white wine, champagne or prosecco, or Italian beers like Stella or Peroni.