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Kitchen Dictionary: prosciutto

Pronounced: proh-SHOO-toh

Italian for "ham." A broadly used term to describe a ham that has been seasoned, salt-cured (not smoked), and air-dried. The meat is pressed producing a firm, dense texture. Prosciutto is a classic first course when served with melons and figs. Prosciutto can also be added at the last minute to cooked foods such as pastas or vegetables. Prolonged cooking will toughen prosciutto

Ethnicity: Italian Ingredient

Season: available year-round

Matches well with: beans, bread, butter, figs, kiwi, melons, papayas, peaches, pears, pasta, vegetables

More Prosciutto Recipes
Popular Prosciutto Recipes
Perfect Vodka Sauce With Prosciutto
Fresh Figs Stuffed and Wrapped With Prosciutto
Lemon Linguine With Spinach and Crispy Prosciutto

Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat (%)
Total Fat 0.0g %
Saturated Fat 0.0g %
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg %
Sodium 0mg %
Potassium 0mg %
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g %
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g %

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