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Keto Antipasto Salad Recipe

Looking for a versatile, flavorful salad that fits perfectly into your low-carb or keto diet? This keto antipasto salad recipe is an easy to prepare, naturally low carb meal.

Whether you need a quick lunch, a dinner option, or a snack, this salad is ready to satisfy your cravings.

Keto Antipasto Salad Recipe

This low-carb antipasto salad is so easy to whip up and is always a hit. It’s the perfect dish for keto or any low-carb diet and it is sure to hit the spot!

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What Is Antipasto Salad

Antipasto is traditionally the first course of an Italian meal, consisting of cured meats, cheeses, and marinated vegetables. We’ve taken all the best parts of antipasto and turned them into a simple, nutritious salad that’s perfect for any time of the day.

This keto antipasto salad is naturally low in carbs and packed with healthy fats and protein, making it ideal for ketogenic diets.

meats and cheeses on platter

Antipasto Meat and Cheese Salad Ingredients

This recipe for low-carb antipasto includes the following ingredients.

  • Genoa Salami: Adds a savory, protein-rich element to the salad.
  • Pepperoni: Provides a spicy kick and extra protein.
  • Provolone and Mozzarella: These cheeses add a creamy texture and rich flavor.
  • Tomatoes: Fresh and juicy, they add a touch of sweetness.
  • Pepperoncini: Brings a tangy, slightly spicy flavor.
  • Green Olives: Adds a salty, briny taste.
  • Red Bell Peppers: For a crunchy texture and vibrant color.
  • Red Onions: Adds a sharp, savory note.

How to Make Antipasto Dressing

The zesty dressing is a simple but flavorful mix of the following ingredients.

  • Olive Oil: A healthy fat that adds richness.
  • Red Wine Vinegar: Provides a tangy contrast.
  • Monk Fruit: A keto-friendly sweetener that balances the acidity.
  • Italian Seasoning: A blend of herbs for extra flavor.
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste.

How To Make Antipasto Appetizer Salad

keto antipasto salad ingredients on cutting board.

Step 1: Prepare the Ingredients

Slice the Genoa salami and pepperoni. Cube the provolone and mozzarella. Halve the tomatoes. Slice the pepperoncini, green olives, red bell peppers, and red onions.

chopped peppers, onions, olives, and onions.

Step 2: Mix the Dressing

In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon monk fruit, 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper to taste.

low carb antipasto salad

Step 3: Combine and Toss

In a large bowl, combine all the prepared salad ingredients.

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until everything is evenly coated.

This low-carb antipasto salad is so easy to whip up and is always a hit. It's the perfect dish for keto and it is sure to hit the spot!

Step 4: Adjust and Serve

If you add more ingredients, be sure to increase the amount of dressing so the salad stays flavorful and isn’t too dry.

Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to three days.

Keto Antipasto Salad Recipe In a Bowl.

Customization Tips

Feel free to add other keto-friendly ingredients to suit your tastes. Some great options include artichoke hearts, cucumbers, or even grilled chicken. Just remember to adjust the dressing quantities accordingly to ensure your salad remains well-dressed and delicious.

This low-carb antipasto salad is a perfect option for lunch, dinner, or even meal prep. It’s easy to make, full of flavor and fits perfectly into a keto lifestyle. Enjoy this keto antipasto salad on its own or as a side dish to your favorite protein packed meal.

Is Antipasto OK for Diabetics?

Yes, this diabetes-friendly keto antipasto salad recipe is low in carbs but rich in heart-healthy Mediterranean superfoods like olives and sun-dried tomatoes. For extra flavor, try adding canned artichoke hearts.

What is the Difference Between Antipasto and Antipasti?

Antipasto is the singular form (a single dish), whereas antipasti is the plural (a selection of dishes). Use antipasto when referring to one appetizer, like a slice of cheese or bread. Use antipasti for a spread of multiple appetizers.

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low carb antipasto salad after chilling in refrigerator.
Yield: 8 Servings

Low Carb Antipasto Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

This keto antipasto salad recipe makes a naturally low carb meal of salami, cheeses, and vegetables in a zesty sauce, that's so easy to make!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 of a Red Onion
  • 1/2 Lb. Thick Sliced Genoa Salami
  • 5 Oz of Pepperoni
  • 6 slices of provolone cheese
  • 8 mozzarella cheese sticks
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes
  • 10 Pepperoncini's
  • 1/2 Cup of Green Olives
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper

  • Zesty Dressing
  • 3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup of Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Pepper
  • 2 Teaspoons of Italian Seasoning
  • 4 Tablespoons of Monk Fruit

Instructions

    Chop all of the vegetables, meats, and cheeses. Remove stems from peppers and mix them together.

    In a separate bowl mix together olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and monk fruit with a whisk until well combined.

    Pour on top of the meat mixture and mix all ingredients together.

    Refrigerate for about 3 hours before serving. Enjoy!

Notes

Feel free to add other keto-friendly ingredients to suit your tastes. Some great options include artichoke hearts, cucumbers, or even grilled chicken. Just remember to adjust the dressing quantities accordingly to ensure your salad remains well-dressed and delicious.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 484Total Fat 40gSaturated Fat 15gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 22gCholesterol 78mgSodium 2636mgCarbohydrates 10gFiber 2gSugar 6gProtein 23g

The nutrition in recipes is caluculate by AI, mistakes happen. It is highly recommended to check carb counts to make sure these recipes fit into your diet.

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Rosemary

Friday 7th of February 2020

Looks so tasty. We eat low carb and Keto friendly too. I'm going to try this recipe this weekend.

Lizzie Lau

Friday 7th of February 2020

This looks delicious. I'm doing keto right now so this is a perfect lunch or dinner for me.

Karen Morse

Thursday 6th of February 2020

I love trying out different salad recipes and it's nice to have a low carb one. I think this is something that I'll enjoy! And it's easy to put together as well.

Victoria

Thursday 6th of February 2020

I love salads. I don't eat pork, though. So, I would definitely need to sub that meat out for something else.

Kathy

Thursday 6th of February 2020

This looks like an amazing salad. I do love salads, and I really want to give this one a try. It's great that it's low carb too.

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