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Prosciutto-Wrapped Apple Bites

Prosciutto-Wrapped Apple Bites

Ask for paper-thin slices of meat at the deli counter.

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 8 appetizer servings (serving size: 2 bites)
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Gala apple, unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup lemon-lime soft drink
  • 1 1/2 cups loosely packed arugula
  • 1 (1-oz.) package fresh basil
  • 4 very thin prosciutto or country ham slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Preparation

1. Cut apple into 1/4- to 1/2-inch slices (about 16). Toss together apple slices and lemon-lime soft drink to prevent browning; drain. Place 1 apple slice on top of 3 arugula leaves and 1 to 2 basil leaves.

2. Cut each prosciutto slice lengthwise into 4 strips. Wrap center of each apple bundle with 1 prosciutto strip. Arrange on a serving platter, and sprinkle with pepper.

Note: To make ahead, prepare recipe as directed. Cover bites with damp paper towels, and chill 30 minutes.

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