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Figs with Prosciutto

Categories: Entertaining, Finger Foods, Quick to fix
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

The sweet figs contrast with salty prosciutto and the peppery tang of arugula in these one-bite party snacks

Prep Time: prep 10 mins

Serves: makes 24


  • 12 ripe figs
  • 6 large slices of prosciutto
  • 24 arugula leaves
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese shavings
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  1. Cut each fig in half and each slice of ham into 4 long strips.
  2. Thread 1 fig half, 1 prosciutto strip, and 1 arugula leaf onto a wooden skewer. Season with pepper.
  3. Scatter with Parmesan shavings and arugula leaves and serve.
  • prep 10 mins


Cantaloupe with Prosciutto: Substitute cubes of cantaloupe, or other juicy, ripe melon for the figs.

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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