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Romaine Salad with Crispy Prosciutto and White Beans


This sophisticated salad with white beans and Italian ham is minutes away.

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  • Servings: 1

Source: Everyday Food, May 2009


  • 1 small ciabatta roll, torn into pieces
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 slices prosciutto
  • 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 romaine heart, chopped
  • 1/2 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Arrange bread pieces on one side of a rimmed baking sheet; toss with 1 teaspoon oil and season with salt and pepper. Lay prosciutto on other side of sheet. Bake until both are golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool completely on sheet. Crumble prosciutto.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar and 2 teaspoons oil; season with salt and pepper. Add romaine, croutons, prosciutto, beans, and scallion and toss to combine.

Cook's Notes

Cut cleanup time by using the same baking sheet to crisp the prosciutto and make the croutons.

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  • TerriP919
    8 JUL, 2009
    This recipe can easily be doubled. It is delicious and makes a filling meal. The fact that it is SO easy to make makes it even more wonderful!