Prosciutto and Arugula Crostini

Anne Dolce

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Tablespoon  yellow mustard
  •   Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 Cup  balsamic vinegar
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Cup  olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 2 Cups  baby arugula
  • 1/4 Pound  freshly sliced prosciutto
  • French baguette, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 4 Ounces  bocconcini mozzarella, sliced thinly

I'm on a prosciutto, burrata, and arugula kick lately. I recently had the most amazing prosciutto, burrata, and arugula salad at one of my favorite restaurants and I haven't been able to take my mind off the three ingredients since. These crostinis are my interpretation of that fateful dish, with the much drier mozzarella standing in for its creamy counterpart. 

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Directions

To make the dressing, whisk together the mustard, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until the dressing is fully emulsified. Toss with the arugula in a medium-sized bowl and set aside. 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Brush one side of the baguette slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste. (I found it was easiest to pour ¼ cup of olive oil onto a plate and dip the slices into it.) Lay the baguette slices on a baking sheet and toast in the oven until slightly golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and top each slice with the mozzarella slices, fitting 2-3 onto a slice at a time. Turn the oven to broil on high and broil the baguette slices until the mozzarella is melted and the baguettes are golden brown, about 3 minutes. 

To assemble, top each baguette slice with ½ piece of prosciutto and then the arugula. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

285 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Sugar Conscious, Kidney Friendly, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

12
  • Fat 257g 395%
  • Carbs 188g 63%
  • Saturated 49g 247%
  • Fiber 9g 36%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 20g
  • Protein 94g 188%
  • Cholesterol 169mg 56%
  • Sodium 5,422mg 226%
  • Calcium 811mg 81%
  • Magnesium 167mg 42%
  • Potassium 1,320mg 38%
  • Iron 15mg 84%
  • Zinc 10mg 64%
  • Phosphorus 1,150mg 164%
  • Vitamin A 1,727IU 35%
  • Vitamin C 22mg 37%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 134%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 86%
  • Niacin (B3) 19mg 95%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 43%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 500µg 125%
  • Vitamin B12 4µg 60%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 32mg 162%
  • Vitamin K 178µg 223%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 171g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 27g
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