Prosciutto And Ricotta Appetizer With Turnip


Prosciutto And Ricotta Appetizer With Turnip

Prosciutto And Ricotta Appetizer With Turnip
Prosciutto And Ricotta Appetizer With Turnip

"This prosciutto and ricotta appetizer is just the best appetizer recipe! This delicious uncooked, dry-cured ham is perfect for great appetizer recipes. Prosciutto is a kind of Italian ham. Prosciutto is a thin slice of a fatty cut of pork that melts in the mouth. It’s salty and fatty and tasty. Prosciutto is usually made from the hind leg of a pig, which is then heavily salted and cured for two months in a controlled environment. There are so many ways to use prosciutto. It can be the main ingredient for a recipe. But it is an excellent choice for hors d’oeuvres or appetizers rather than other common ingredients."


This prosciutto and ricotta appetizer is the perfect choice for an elegant dining experience. This combination of creaminess and saltiness fuse into one great appetizer. Above all, this prosciutto and ricotta appetizer is easy to make. A simple appetizer that has the full umami flavor of prosciutto with a creamy filling on the inside. You can add a touch of cayenne pepper or smoked paprika to add a nice hit of heat. If you want to add a peppery taste, you may add a teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper too.


Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time20 min

Cooking MethodOven


  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 teaspoon chopped chives
  • 1 cup fresh soft ricotta
  • 1 ounce turnip
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 12 slices prosciutto


  1. Peel the turnips and steam for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool to room temperature.

  2. Finely chop the green onion.

  3. Mix the ricotta, chopped green onion, chives, black pepper, and onion powder in a small bowl.

  4. Mix the mashed turnips into the cheese mixture and add salt.

  5. Cut the prosciutto in half.

  6. Place about 3 teaspoons of the mixture at the short end of the prosciutto.

  7. Roll up like a cigar and secure with a toothpick.

  8. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  9. Serve together with your favorite bottle of rosé wine.

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