Chopped Antipasto Salad Lettuce Cups:
– 1 head of romaine lettuce
– 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
– 1 cup cucumber, diced
– 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
– 1 cup artichoke hearts, quartered
– 1 cup black olives, sliced
– 1 cup salami, diced
– 1 cup provolone cheese, diced
– 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
– 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
– 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
– 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
– Salt and pepper to taste
1. Prepare the lettuce cups: Carefully remove the leaves from the head of romaine lettuce, keeping them as intact as possible. Rinse and dry the leaves, and set them aside.
2. In a large bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, artichoke hearts, black olives, salami, provolone cheese, red onion, and basil leaves.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Pour the dressing over the chopped salad ingredients and toss gently to combine, ensuring everything is well coated.
5. Spoon the chopped antipasto salad mixture into the lettuce cups, dividing it evenly among them.
6. Serve immediately and enjoy!
These Chopped Antipasto Salad Lettuce Cups make a delicious and refreshing appetizer or light meal. Feel free to customize the ingredients based on your preferences or add other antipasto ingredients you enjoy.