7-Layer Italian Hero Dip

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min


  1. You'll need a 2-quart bowl or small trifle dish for these dips. Scoop them out with a big spoon; each dip serves about 8.
  2. Lettuce
  3. Toss 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce with olive oil.
  4. Italian Dressing
  5. Pulse 1/4 cup each mayonnaise, sour cream, basil and parsley with1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons each red wine vinegar and capers, and 1 small garlic clove in a food processor until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cured Meat
  7. Cut 4 ounces (salami, soppressata or prosciutto) into strips.
  8. Provolone
  9. Cut about 4 ounces into cubes.
  10. Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  11. Drain and chop 3/4 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes.
  12. Giardiniera
  13. Drain and chop 1 cup giardiniera (Italian pickled vegetables).
  14. Cannellini Beans
  15. Pulse 1 cup canned beans (drained and rinsed) and 2 tablespoons olive oil in a food processor until smooth; season with salt and pepper.