Antipasto Salad

Antipasto Salad
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Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Peter Papoulakos.

Do you need a quick, tasty, different salad for your summer picnic? Here is your answer. This diabetes-friendly antipasto salad is lower carb but packed with heart-healthy Mediterranean super foods, such as olives and sun-dreid tomatoes. If you really want to boost the flavors, add canned artichoke hearts.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 cups
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 cups
  • Amount per serving Calories 210

  • Total Fat 11g
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 390mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 5g
  • Protein 19g
  • Potassium 550mg
  • Phosphorus 225mg

Choices/Exchanges: 2 Nonstarchy vegetable, 2 Lean protein, 1 1/2 Fat



  • chopped romaine lettuce
    1 (10-oz) bag
  • deli turkey (cut into strips)
    8 oz
  • reduced fat provolone cheese (cut into 1/2-inch strips )
    2 slice
  • Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)
    1 tbsp
  • green olives (pitted and chopped )
    1/4 cup
  • sun-dried tomatoes
    1/4 cup
  • jarred roasted red peppers (cut into 1/2-inch strips)
  • red wine vinegar
    1/4 cup
  • olive oil
    2 tbsp
  • Dijon Mustard
    1/2 tsp
  • freshly ground black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • shallots (minced)


  1. In a salad bowl, toss together the lettuce, turkey, cheeses, olives, tomatoes, and red peppers.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, mustard, pepper, and shallots. Pour over salad and toss to coat.

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    This was the best salad I've ever tasted but I think instead of turkey deli meat it would have been perfect with some salami or pepperoni. All of the flavors from everything in it was perfect. I added some mozzarella cheese cut into cubes. This is going in my favorites