Cheese Crostini with Prosciutto

This fast, simple appetizer complements pastas, soups, and salads. You can grate the cheese for the crostini in advance.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 piece)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 127
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 7.2 g
Carbohydrate 16.6 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 442 mg
Calcium 78 mg

Ingredients

6 (1-ounce) slices ciabatta bread
2 garlic cloves, halved
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Preheat broiler.

Place bread on a baking sheet. Broil 1 minute or until lightly browned. Rub 1 side of each bread slice with cut half of garlic. Discard garlic. Sprinkle cheese evenly over bread. Broil 1 minute or until cheese melts. Divide prosciutto evenly over bread. Sprinkle evenly with pepper.

Note:

Jennifer Martinkus,

January 2006