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.
Ricotta is a fresh cheese. It’s has not been aged, so it contains a lot of moisture in comparison to other types of cheese. Because ricotta is light and moist, it is more perishable than drier cheeses. You can use it as an alternative to yogurt and even a great spread for delicious French bread. Just add a bit of salt and garlic powder and voila!
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.
This great appetizer needs to be paired with great Rosé wines! Here are our top suggestions for savoring this appetizer with wines.
- Provencal Rosé
- White Zinfandel
- Loire Valley Rosé
- Pinot Noir Rosé
- Syrah Rosé