By Churchill Downs Executive Chef 

Serves 12

Suggested Wine Pairing:2018 La Crema Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

Suggested Cocktail Pairing: Woodford Reserve Spire / Finlandia Oaks Lily

  • 12-ounce pearl mozzarella
  • 12-ounce mixed olives
  • 1 (28-ounce) can of Sweety Drop peppers
  • 16-ounce of slice Genoa salami
  • 12-ounce coppa salami
  • 12-ounce soppressata salami
  • 4-ounce extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic puree
  • 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning (dry herbs readily available at grocery store)
  • 12 (4-inch) bamboo skewers
  • 12 (6-ounce) jars 
  1. Cut down salami to bite size pieces. Reserve some of the sliced Genoa salami for rolling for garnish
  2. Wisk together the olive oil, garlic puree, and the Italian seasoning. Reserve
  3. Drain all of the olives, mozzarella, and peppers. Place ingredients in a bowl
  4. Add salami to the bowl and mix the entire mixture with the olive oil mixture
  5. Take pieces of the meat and olive mixture and make skewers with the bamboo skewers. These skewers will be placed in the jar as a garnish
  6. Dish remaining mixture evenly into 12 jars. Be sure to drain some of the olive oil off of the mixture before placing in the jar
  7. Garnish each jar with an antipasto skewer and some of the rolled Genoa salami
  8. Feel free to substitute any of the salami(s) for a cured meat of your choice

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