christmas antipasto platter for holiday appetizers

Christmas Antipasto Platter

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

This festive antipasto platter will be the center of attention at you holiday parties! An easy, no cook appetizer recipe that feeds a crowd!



  • 8 ounces of smoked pepper jack cheese, cut into slices and then triangles
  • 8 ounces sliced salami
  • 1 pound grape or cherry tomatoes, sliced in half if on the larger side
  • 1 pound container of marinated olives, green or black or a combination
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella balls
  • 8 ounces of Sweety Drop Peppers (see note)
  • 8 ounces of olive tapenade
  • Crackers or crostini for serving
  • Fresh rosemary for garnish
  • Pomegranate seeds for garnish
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into a star shape for the top of the tree


  1. Cut a strip of off the flat side of the pepper. Use a star shaped cooking cutter to cut the pepper, or you can use a knife and cut it out by hand.
  2. Assemble the ingredients into a triangle shape, like a Christmas tree and garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs.
  3. Serve with crostini and or crackers of your choice.

Recipe Notes

If you can’t find Sweety Drop peppers you can use roasted red peppers, hot cherry peppers or sliced bell peppers.

*The nutrition information is for all the ingredients on the platter divided equally, without any crackers so depending on what you eat it could be more or less of the nutrition value.

  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American