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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Pear and Prosciutto "Carpaccio"

Start a memorable meal with thin slices of pear and ham -- our take on an Italian appetizer, usually made with paper-thin slices of raw beef.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 10 mins
  • servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 red Bartlett pear, cored, halved, and thinly sliced
  • 2 ounces very thinly sliced prosciutto
  • Ground pepper

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a small saucepan, bring vinegar to a boil; cook, stirring occasionally, until syrupy and reduced to 2 tablespoons, about 5 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Divide the pear slices between two plates, arranging them in a circular pattern; top with prosciutto. Drizzle with balsamic syrup as desired, and season with pepper.

Source
Everyday Food, January 2008

Reviews (2)

  • 14 Feb, 2008

    What a fantastic salad! A perfect contrast with the salty prosciutto and the crisp but sweet pear. The balsamic vinegar syrup was perfect! Such an impressive easy dish...

  • 14 Feb, 2008

    Why did the balsamic vinegar solidify on the salad? What a mess!!!!