Ask for paper-thin slices of meat at the deli counter. To ease prep, look for a package of presliced mango in the produce section. We do not recommend jarred mango slices—they're too soft.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2008

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Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 appetizer servings (serving size: 2 bites)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut mango into 1/4- to 1/2-inch slices (about 16). Place 1 mango slice on top of 3 arugula leaves and 1 to 2 basil leaves.

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  • Cut each prosciutto slice lengthwise into 4 strips. Wrap center of each mango 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.

  • Prosciutto-Wrapped Melon Bites: Substitute half of 1 small cantaloupe or honeydew for mango. Proceed with recipe as directed.

  • Proscuitto-Wrapped Pear Bites: Substitute 1 ripe pear, unpeeled, for mango. Cut pear as directed in Step Toss together pear slices and 1/2 cup lemon-lime soft drink to prevent browning; drain. Proceed with recipe as directed.

  • Proscuitto-Wrapped Apple Bites: Substitute 1 Gala apple, unpeeled, for mango. Cut apple as directed in Step Toss together apple slices and 1/2 cup lemon-lime soft drink to prevent browning; drain. Proceed with recipe as directed.

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

Nutrition Facts

29 calories; calories from fat%; fat 0.6g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fatg; poly fat 0.1g; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 5.2g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 1.9mg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 68mg; calcium 30mg.