Traditional recipes

11 Classic Antipasto Recipes for Summer Slideshow

11 Classic Antipasto Recipes for Summer Slideshow

What comes before the meal is just as important as the meal itself

Marinated Salted Anchovies

Ready to make the leap and give anchovies another chance? This is a great recipe to try — the simple flavors of lemon juice, white-wine vinegar, red onion, garlic, and chile work wonders on the assertively flavored anchovy.

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Parmesan and Parsley Fritters

Fava Beans and Pecorino

Refreshing, slightly tangy, and with a hint of pleasant saltiness from the pecorino, this take on the classic Ligurian bread topping salsa maro has an interesting texture thanks to the rustic preparation of the fava beans.

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Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes

This recipe, dating back to 1912 in Sicily, is, in the truest sense of the word, a classic. The stuffing is a delicious combination of sautéed onion and garlic, breadcrumbs, parsley, and Parmigiano-Reggiano — simple, but amazing.

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Marinated anchovies are a popular antipasto, but sometimes, you're looking to do something a little different. This preparation uses similar flavors of parsley, garlic, red onion, and red-wine vinegar but combines them into a purée that is just barely cooked. It's great on some grilled bread or flatbread.

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Prosciutto di Parma with Agrodolce Melon