A Fresh Speedy Appetizer

Created by, Peter Clarac- Addison, TX
1st Place–Speedy Dishes


  • 1 ripe mango, peeled
  • 1 ½ cup loosely packed arugula
  • 1 (1-oz.) package fresh basil
  • 4 very thin prosciutto or strips country ham, sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


Cut mango into ¼ – ½- inch slices (about 16). Place 1 mango slice on top of 3 arugula leaves and 1 to 2 basil leaves. Cut each prosciutto slice lengthwise into 4 strips. Wrap center of each mango bundle with 1 prosciutto strip. Arrange on a serving platter; sprinkle with pepper.


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