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Pears & Arugula Wrapped in Prosciutto


Yields 12 pieces.

These look beautiful when presented together on a plate, spoke-fashion.

more about:
  • 12 thin slices of prosciutto (about 1/3 lb.)
  • 12 leaves arugula, thick stem removed; more for garnish
  • 2 Anjou or Comice pears, cored and cut into 6 wedges each

Lay a piece of prosciutto on a flat surface and put an arugula leaf down the center. Put a pear wedge in the center of the arugula. Drape each end of the prosciutto over the pear. Arrange the pears, sticking outward, on a platter in a circular pattern, with arugula or fresh herbs in the center, if you like. This may be made 2 hours ahead, covered with plastic wrap, and refrigerated.

nutrition information (per serving):
Size : per piece, Calories (kcal): 60, Fat (kcal): 1.5, Fat Calories (g): 16, Saturated Fat (g): 0.5, Protein (g): 5, Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0.5, Carbohydrates (mg): 5, Polyunsaturated Fat (mg): 0, Sodium (g): 470, Cholesterol (g): 10, Fiber (g): 1,

Photo: Mark Thomas

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