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Prosciutto, Fresh Fig, and Manchego Sandwiches

Prosciutto, Fresh Fig, and Manchego Sandwiches
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Prosciutto and fresh figs are a classic Italian combination; here they create a sweet-savory sandwich that's simple, yet memorable.

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 8 (3/4-ounce) slices Italian bread, toasted
  • 1 cup baby arugula
  • 2 ounces very thin slices prosciutto
  • 2 ounces Manchego cheese, shaved
  • 8 fresh figs, cut into thin slices
  • 2 tablespoons fig jam

Nutrition Information

  • calories 295
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 11.5 g
  • carbohydrate 52.3 g
  • fiber 4.2 g
  • cholesterol 18 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 805 mg
  • calcium 114 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spread 1 teaspoon mustard over 4 bread slices. Arrange 1/4 cup arugula over each bread slice. Divide prosciutto evenly over bread slices; top evenly with cheese and fig slices. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons jam over remaining 4 bread slices. Top each serving with 1 bread slice, jam side down.