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Cheese Crostini with Prosciutto

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

Cooking Light JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 piece)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 127
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 3.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 7.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 16.6g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 442mg
  • Calcium: 78mg
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