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Prosciutto and Fig Pockets
Prosciutto and Fig Pockets
(Borsellini di Prosciutto e Fichi)
 
 
Ingredients:

1 cup red wine
24 (about 9 ounces) dried figs
2 tablespoons sugar
24 slices (about 12 ounces) prosciutto di Parma, thinly sliced
3 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, in 24 chunks
24 chives
Winter fruits (such as oranges, pears and grapes)

Directions:
 
In a small saucepan, bring wine to a boil.

Add figs; simmer, covered, until figs are tender, about 5 minutes.

Remove figs and reserve.

To the wine remaining in saucepan, add sugar; simmer until reduced to 1/4 cup; reserve for later use.

Fold each prosciutto slice in half to make 4 and 1/2 x 4-inch rectangles.

Remove stems from figs.

Cut a cross in the top of each fig.

Place a piece of Gorgonzola cheese in each cross, pressing slightly.

Place a stuffed fig in the center of each prosciutto rectangle.

Bring the ham up and around fig to make a pouch.

Tie with a chive. Repeat.

Arrange 3 pouches on each serving plate.

Drizzle plate with wine reduction.

Garnish with fruits. Yields 8 portions.
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