Grilled Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto

Author: Canadian Living

This inspired appetizer comes from our newest cookbook, Canadian Living Cooks. Serve it on its own or add it to an antipasto platter.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh black figs
  • 4 fresh green figs
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups torn frisée lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 oz Parmigiano Reggiano cheese shaved

Method

Halve figs; cut prosciutto slices in half lengthwise. Wrap basil leaf then prosciutto piece around each fig. Place on plate; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 8 hours.)

Brush fig packages with oil; place on greased grill over medium-low heat or on grill pan over medium-high heat; close lid or cover and grill, turning once, until warmed through and prosciutto is barely browned around edges, about 2 minutes. Arrange frisée on serving platter; top with fig packages. Drizzle with vinegar; sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional facts <b>Per piece:</b> about

  • Sodium 98 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 58.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 4 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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