Artichoke Hearts & Prosciutto Recipe
14 oz can artichoke hearts, drained and c, ut in half
1/3 lb prosciutto, sliced paper thin
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp finely grated orange peel
1 freshly ground pepper
An easy to prepare and elegant finger food! Artichoke hearts are
wrapped in paper thin slices of prosciutto and then marinated in an
orange-thyme imbued olive oil. The salt-cured Italian ham complements
the bland flavor of the artichoke hearts. 1. Wrap each artichoke
heart in a slice of prosciutto and secure with a toothpick.
2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, thyme, orange
peel, and pepper. Pour the dressing over the roll-ups and let
marinate 1 to 2 hours or as much as overnight.
3. Serve at room temperature.
12 to 16 roll-ups
Source(including opening narrative): The Uncommon Gourmet by Ellen
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