Recipe inspired by all of my sister's effortless antipasto creations, Cooking Light's "Fire-Seared Antipasto Platter" and Ina Garten's "Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad." I think I've rolled all the best ideas into one recipe- enjoy!
1/8 cups plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
4 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
6 garlic cloves, minced
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper
6 plum tomatoes, halved and seeded
2 red bell peppers, quartered and seeded
2 yellow bell peppers, quartered and seeded
2 zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch-thick discs
1 red onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1 eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch-thick discs
3 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced
3 ounces capocollo, thinly sliced
1 fresh mozzarella ball, thinly sliced
3 ounces provolone, thinly sliced
1. Get the tomatoes going!
Preheat the oven to 275. Whisk together 1/8 cup olive oil, 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar, 2 garlic cloves minced, 2 tsp. sugar, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Arrange the plum tomatoes on a sheet pan. Drizzle dressing over the tomatoes. Roast for 2 hours. Then cool to room temperature.
2. Get the other veggies going!
Preheat the grill to high heat. Whisk together 2 tsp. olive oil, 3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar, 3 tbsp. lemon juice, 4 garlic cloves minced, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Toss veggies in dressing. Grill veggies until desired charring is achieved. Then cool to room temperature.
3. Arrange on a platter.