- half a 250g tub ricotta
Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…
- 2 tbsp pesto (red or green)
Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.
- 12 slices of prosciutto
Prosciutto is sweet, delicate ham intended to be eaten raw. The word 'prosciutto' is the…
- 50g bag rocket leaves
Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…
Mix the ricotta with the pesto and season with salt and pepper. Cut each slice of prosciutto in half widthways, then spread the ricotta mix over them.
Lay a few rocket leaves lengthways on each slice so they poke out at each end. Roll each one up and place on a serving plate. Sprinkle with ground pepper.
Prepare ahead; assemble the rolls on the plate, cover with cling film and keep in the fridge for up to 1-2 hours until ready to serve.
Make it with Bresaola
Bresaola – thin slices of dried beef from Italy – is a good alternative to prosciutto.