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Antipasto Skewers

Use stalks of fresh rosemary to make antipasto skewers! Gorgeous heavy appetizers featuring cheese, artichokes olives and sausage.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 12
Calories: 228kcal


  • 12 rosemary stems
  • 12 oz mozzarella balls or cut cheese block into 1" cubes
  • 14 oz artichoke hearts, quartered
  • 6 oz black olives, canned
  • 12 oz chicken sausage, sliced or salami,sliced
  • 4 oz balsamic dressing


  • Strip the rosemary stems leaving 1-2" leaves at each end of stem.
  • Pierce cheese cubes, artichoke hearts, olives, and sausage with end of rosemary stem.
  • Drizzle skewers with balsamic dressing.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate.


  • Feel free to use other types of sausage or salami.  If using salami, fold slices in half them spear with rosemary stem.  
  • Vary the dressing to include raspberry vinaigrette if desired.
  • Consider veggies like cherry tomatoes, mushrooms or any other veggies you prefer.


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 657mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 516IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg