Hi Everyone. When I have no idea what I’m going to have for lunch I love to rummage through my fridge to find all the treasures that lie within. Antipasto platters, made with low carb ingredients, that you can pick and mix are fantastic to load up with all your favourite ingredients. They allow you to discover new combinations of different flavours and textures to see which ones you like the best. You can make Antipasto platters to suit breakfast, lunch or dinner, they really are fantastic any time of the day.
Some ideas of ingredients that you can use include. The list is endless –
- Hams – Prosciutto, Serrano ham, Ham off the Bone, Triple Smoked, (Avoid Honey as it has a high Sugar content), cooked bacon,
- Cold Cuts, Strassburg, Devon, Salami’s including Sopressa, Danish,
- Cold roast Chicken or Turkey
- Cooked Sausage slices – Kransky, Chorizo, Knackwurts, Weisswurst, Kabana, Cabanossi, Kransky
- Egg – Poached eggs or Boiled Egg Slices,
- Marinated Vegetables – Olives, Artichoke Hearts, Sundried Tomatoes (Limit these as they are high in natural sugars), mushrooms, chargrilled eggplant, chargrilled red capsicum strips
- Pickled Vegetables – Gerkhins, cocktail onions,
- Flavoured Pesto’s
- Fresh Herbs – Basil, Parsley,
- Soft Cheese – Herbed cream cheese, Camembert, Brie, Boccincini,
- Hard Cheese – Aged cheddar, flavoured cheddar, Edam, Massadam, Gouda, Blue Cheese,
- Fresh Vegetables – Tomato slices or cherry tomatoes, mushroom slices,
I would love to hear what your favourite Antipasto ingredients are. Please share!!
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