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Open-faced Plum & Prosciutto Sandwiches

August 19, 2013 by betsy

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I started off thinking I was going to make some sort of plum coffee cake spiced with cardamom.  Okay, I might still make that.  But then I stumbled across this recipe and it called my name.  There’s nothing I don’t like about prosciutto, goat cheese and arugula.  Add some sweet, tart plums – perfect!  I made this recipe for a night out at one of the free concerts at Millennium Park.  It was a gorgeous night to sit outside, listen to music, eat good food and catch up with some old friends.  The sandwiches were the perfect picnic food, but they’re good enough to have for an easy summer dinner.

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Open-faced Plum & Prosciutto Sandwiches, adapted from Cooking Light

  • 1/3 cup (3 ounces) soft goat cheese
  • 4 (2-ounce) slices Italian bread, toasted
  • 1 cup loosely packed arugula
  • 2 ripe plums, cut into thin wedges
  • 3 ounces very thin slices prosciutto

Spread 3/4 ounce cheese evenly over each bread slice. Divide arugula, plum wedges, and prosciutto evenly over sandwiches.


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