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For those of you who like easy Italian recipes, here’s a simple antipasto dish.

This easy dish makes a nice light supper.  Use some, or all, of the following ingredients:

Antipasto Supper

Delicious and Nutritious

 

  • Salami
  • Boiled Ham
  • Wedges of Canteloupe
  • Pepperoncini
  • Hard Boiled Eggs, halved
  • Marinated Mushrooms
  • Black and Green Olives (hi quality)
  • Strips of Canned Pimento
  • Marinated Artichoke Hearts
  • Solid Pack White Tuna (Drizzle in Olive Oil)
  • Sardines

Simply arrange some or all of these things decoratively, on a platter.  Put out a stack of small plates, and some forks.  Dinner is served!

Yield: Varies with your taste and needs, but here are some basic nutritional guidelines for the items on your antipasto platter:

  1. Canteloupe:  1/8 of a small melon:  4.5 grams of Carbohydrates
  2. Salami:   1 average slice:  0.5 grams of  Carbohydrates, a trace of fiber; 3 grams of protein
  3. Boiled Ham:  1  average slice: a trace of Carbohydrates, no fiber; 3.5 grams of protein
  4. Pepperoncini:  1 average piece:  0.5 grams of Carbohydrates, a trace of fiber; no protein
  5. Hard-boiled Eggs:  1/2 :  0.3 grams of Carbohydrates, no fiber; 3.0 grams of protein
  6. Marinated Mushrooms: 1 average piece: 1 gram of Carbohydrates, a trace of fiber; 0 protein
  7. Black Olives:  1 Large: 0.5 grams of Carbohydrates, a trace of fiber; no protein
  8. Green Olives:  1 Large:  a trace of Carbohydrates, a trace of fiber; no protein
  9. Pimento:  1 Slice:  a  trace of Carbohydrates, a trace of fiber; no protein
  10. Tuna:  3 Ounces:  no Carbohydrates, no fiber;  22 grams of protein
  11. Sardines:  2 Average:  no Carbohydrates, no fiber;  5 grams of protein
  12. Artichoke Hearts:  2 Quarters:  2 grams of Carbohydrates, 1 gram of fiber; no protein

Excerpt from  500 Low-Carb Recipes  by Dana Carpender

Related:  More Antipasto Recipes FoodNetwork.com

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