Servings: 6 Prep: 15 min Cook: 0 min Total: 15 min
This is a very simple appetizer or finger food. It consists of only 3 ingredients and requires zero cooking. The only tricky part is finding the ingredients!
These came about while thinking about parties and entertaining. These would be great as a minimalist’s appetizer. They would also look lovely spread on a tray, where they could be passed around or set at a table, while people graze around it. They do not really need anything to hold them together, but you may add a toothpick to each one, should you serve them at a party. This helps keep distance between food and … fingers.
Note: I’ve used Ciliegine (cherry sized) balls of mozzarella, but you could use larger ones (bocconcini) . if you can’t find the proper size of fresh mozzarella, you can always buy a nice sized log or ball and cut cubes. That would look just as nice!
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- 6 thin slices prosciutto
- 18 leaves fresh basil
- 18 each mozzarella ciliegine
- salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
- Cut each slice of prosciutto to about 1 inch wide (about the width of a ball of mozzarella).
- Lay down your cut strips of prosciutto, side-by-side.
- Place a basil leave at the end of each strip.
- Place a mozzarella ball on top of each basil leaf.
- Dust the mozzarella with a little salt and pepper.
- Roll into the prosciutto.
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8 thoughts on “Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella”
I love the way people think they have a unique recipe. This isn’t even a recipe…it’s merely a snack suggestion.
Hi Unknown … call it whatever you want … not everyone would combine these ingredients. There’s an award winning cookbook series by Rozanne Gold that revolves completely around the idea of 3 ingredient recipes … or "snacks" as you’d put it. Ultimately, the idea is to share information and present ideas people may not have thought of … or even just to remind them. People tend to like fast, quick and easy … with fewer ingredients. Ultimately, this idea will please a lot of people. I’m sorry you’re not one of them.
I love the way people have to post rude comments and not even be ballsy enough to use their own names!
I’m one of the people that would never think to use these ingredients together and I’m glad you posted this "recipe".
—Reply posted by Lori on 3/21/2015
I appreciate the recipe, too! I love all ideas!
Sharon, I have no idea why people do what they do or say what they say. All I do is try and respond, in kind. I’m sure that somewhere out there, someone is criticising the way I respond to things … so … *shrug* … I’ll stick with my attempts to help people through a variety of ideas and hope that more stick than miss. In any event … thanks for the kind words! 🙂
This made me think that regular bacon wrapped around mozzarella sticks then deep fried would be a good appetizer too. No flour or corn meal means low carb:0)
Belle, just be sure to freeze them up before frying … otherwise you might run into a big melty mess. Outside of that, though … I LOVE the way you think! 🙂
You could add a small grape tomato on the toothpick! Yum, great idea DJ!!! Thanks!
Yes, you could, JR … you know … if you wanted to COMPLICATE things! 😉 I think it would be a lovely addition!