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How to Make a Meat and Cheese Tray

Meat and cheese trays are a great appetizer or an easy way for guests to make their own sandwiches. Perfect for parties, potlucks, BBQs, or family gatherings!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Meat and Cheese Tray
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 209kcal
Author Erica Walker



  • Fold or roll each deli meat and place on tray in stacks around half of the tray (see notes above). Be sure to leave space in the middle of the tray, forming a ring.
  • Place 8 slices of each type of cheese in a stack and cut diagonally into triangles. Fan out each stack of cheese and place on the remaining half of the tray.
  • Garnish with green leaf lettuce and/or fruit.



Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 521mg | Potassium: 113mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 0.5mg