Prosciutto and Mozzarella Bites

January 3, 2008 at 3:20 am Leave a comment

(Originally published by www.createmyevent.com, by me, on June 5, 2007)
Bring a little Italy into your home at your next event with these prosciutto and mozzarella bites. The saltiness of the prosciutto is tempered by the sweet tomato and basil and it’s all held together with slightly melted mozzarella. Very simple to make and your guests are sure to love ’em!

Prosciutto and Mozzarella Bites
Ingredients:
20 thin slices of prosciutto

8 oz block of mozzarella

2 plum tomatoes

20 fresh basil leaves

freshly ground pepper

To Make:

Cut tomatoes into 5 thin slices each (lengthwise) and then cut in half again. Slice mozzarella into 20 thin slices. On a work surface, lay out one slice of prosciutto and place one slice of tomato at end closest to you. top with mozzarella, basil leaf and another slice of tomato. Season with freshly ground pepper then roll into a small package. Do the same with the other slices of prosciutto. Place packets into a lightly oiled and pre-heated pan over medium heat for 2-3 minutes each side. Drain on paper towels and serve warm.

Yield:
20 bites

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