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:

281 calories

Dietary restrictions:

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

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

12
  • Fat 22g 33%
  • Carbs 15g 5%
  • Saturated 4g 21%
  • Fiber 1g 3%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 14g
  • Polyunsaturated 2g
  • Protein 8g 15%
  • Cholesterol 14mg 5%
  • Sodium 474mg 20%
  • Calcium 71mg 7%
  • Magnesium 15mg 4%
  • Potassium 111mg 3%
  • Iron 1mg 8%
  • Zinc 1mg 6%
  • Phosphorus 94mg 13%
  • Vitamin A 21µg 2%
  • Vitamin C 2mg 3%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 16%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 9%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 8%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 4%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 35µg 9%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 5%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 3mg 14%
  • Vitamin K 15µg 19%
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