Prosciutto-Wrapped Peppers

Prosciutto-Wrapped Peppers
Staff Writer
West Side Market

Quit turning to cocktail weiners every time you go to throw a party and make these elegant, and better for you, prosciutto-wrapped peppers, instead.

4
Servings
396
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 black olives
  • 4 roasted red peppers
  • 8 Ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 4 pieces
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 4 Ounces sliced prosciutto
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Directions

Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper, to taste. Add the peppers and marinate for 1 hour. Fill each pepper with a piece of mozzarella. Wrap a slice of prosciutto around each pepper. Top each with a basil leaf and olive, held together with a toothpick.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
25g
36%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
12g
50%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
38g
29%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
7µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
12µg
13%
Calcium, Ca
52mg
5%
Choline, total
16mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
46µg
12%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
17mg
5%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
164mg
23%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
493mg
33%
Water
29g
1%

Prosciutto Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Prosciutto Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.