Italian Appetizer Recipes

Browse Italian antipasto recipes like bruschetta, meatballs, soups, salads and more.
Antipasti platter
What Is Antipasto?
homemade breadsticks
Parmesan Breadsticks
Fritto misto
Fritto Misto
Apricot apple mostarda
What Is Mostarda?
cheesy garlic bread on cutting board
Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe
Antipasto Salad
Antipasto Salad Recipe
Tramezzini
15 Tasty Ways to Make Tramezzini
Stuffed and Fried Ascolana Olives (Olive all'ascolana) on a platter
Olive all'ascolana (Stuffed and Fried Ascolana Olives) Recipe
Fried Zucchini Blossoms
Italian wedding soup recipe
Minestra Maritata (Italian Wedding Soup) Recipe
Caponata alla Siciliana
Caponata alla Siciliana Recipe
Baked Ricotta Cheese
Baked Ricotta Cheese
carpaccio meat on a pate of arugula
What Is Carpaccio?
Buttery Garlic Crab Bruschetta Recipe
Buttery Garlic Crab Bruschetta Recipe
soppressata on cutting board
Homemade Italian Soppressata
A Roman Jewish-style fried artichoke (carciofo alla giudia)
Roman-Jewish Deep-Fried Artichokes (Carciofi Alla Giudia)
Sicilian fava bean soup topped with fennel
Macco di Fave e Finochietto (Sicilian Fava Bean and Fennel Soup) Recipe
Quick classic meatball recipe
Quick, Classic Meatballs (Polpette)
Fried calamari recipe
Fried Calamari (Calamari Fritti)
Italian Cheese Fondue
Italian Cheese Fondue
Cooked octopus on a plate
Cooked Octopus Recipe
Thin slices of prosciutto
Tuscan-Style Prosciutto
Italian-Style Pickled Eggplant (Melanzane Sotto Aceto)
Italian-Style Pickled Eggplant (Melanzane Sotto Aceto)
How to garlic bread recipe
Homemade Garlic Bread
Classic Sicilian arancini rice balls on a serving dish
Classic Sicilian Arancini (Arancine di Riso)
How to Make Tuscan Finocchiona Salami
Octopus and potato salad
Octopus and Potato Salad Recipe
Giardiniera (Italian Pickled Vegetables)
Giardiniera (Italian Pickled Vegetables)
A tray of sliced speck
About Speck - Smoked Prosciutto from Northern Italy
Carne cruda all'albese
Italian-Style Steak Tartare
Ligurian Chickpea Pancake (Farinata)
Ligurian Chickpea Pancake (Farinata)
Roman-Style Artichokes - Carciofi alla romana
Roman-Style Braised Artichokes (Carciofi alla romana)
Authentic Bruschetta on bread
How to Make Authentic Bruschetta
Fresh Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
Fresh Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
A container of bombetta pugliese
La Bombetta Pugliese: Street Food at Its Finest
Spaghetti With Clams
How to Prepare Live Clams or Mussels
Piadina Romagnola with parmesan and prosciutto
How to Make a Piadina Romagnola
Spinach sformato
The Sformato
Ring-Shaped Spinach Sformato, With a Stew in the Center
How to Make a Savory Italian-Style Spinach Flan (Sformato)