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Antipasto Salad

Serve Antipasto Salad as a main course or as a side dish. It’s full of veggies, pasta, meat, and cheese that bring a taste of the Med to your table.
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Antipasto Salad, Antipasto Salad recipe, how do I make Antipasto Salad, how to make Antipasto Salad
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 997kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon shallots finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon dried Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • 8 ounces Rotini pasta
  • 15 ounce bag romaine lettuce torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 10-ounce container grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper julienned
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves julienned
  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
  • 8 ounces Mozzarella shredded or diced into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 8 ounces Genoa salami diced into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1 cup green olives pitted and drained
  • 1 cup black olives pitted and drained
  • 1/2 cup Pepperoncini Peppers Sliced, and Drained
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl until well combined.
  • Cook the Rotini in well salted water, according to package instructions. Drain well.
  • While the pasta is still warm, toss it with 1/2 cup vinaigrette in a salad bowl large enough to accommodate the finished salad.
  • When the pasta has cooled to room temperature, add the rest of the salad ingredients. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad, to taste, and toss well. Adjust seasoning and serve immediately.


Serving: 1/6 of the recipe | Calories: 997kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 2269mg | Potassium: 538mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 7080IU | Vitamin C: 25.2mg | Calcium: 279mg | Iron: 2.9mg