Prosciutto and Provolone on Sourdough Bread

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

Recipe created by chef Charlie Trotter Grill the bread, that is the only cook time!!! Saw this on Oprah the other day, made it and it was great with a glass of wine!!!!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 12 cups watercress, cleaned and thick stems discarded
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar and garlic and brush on the sourdough bread.
  2. Grill the sourdough bread over a moderate flame until the bread is toasted.
  3. Arrange some of the proscuitto, cheese and watercress in between two slices of bread and sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Cut in half on the diagonal.


Most Helpful

An excellent sandwich! I used the broiler to grill the bread and found it best to oil only the inside of the sandwich bread, but toast both sides.

sugarpea October 25, 2003

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