Prosciutto & rocket rolls

Prosciutto & rocket rolls

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(2 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins - 30 mins

Easy

Serves 8 - 12
For buffet food, try something different with prosciutto and rocket rolls

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving for 8

  • kcal92
  • fat7g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein8g
  • salt1.15g
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Ingredients

  • half a 250g tub ricotta

    Ricotta

    ree-cot-a

    Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…

  • 2 tbsp pesto (red or green)

    Pesto

    Pess-toh

    Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.

    The…

  • 12 slices of prosciutto

    Prosciutto

    proh-shoo-toe

    Prosciutto is sweet, delicate ham intended to be eaten raw. The word 'prosciutto' is the…

  • 50g bag rocket leaves

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

Method

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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Comments (2)

sqclair's picture
4

These taste beautiful but as happens generally, the proscuitto sticks together so the presentation is ruined whenever guests tries to pick one up! My tip is to lay them out in a single layer and not too closely together..

caththecook's picture
4

A bit fiddly but tasted nice and was something a bit different to greet guests with. Didn't need all the ricotta mix as putting too much on the ham made it harder to roll.

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