- Difficulty Level Easy
Grilled Cheese Recipe
Grilled Cheese with prosciutto on a bed of rocket is a warm and gooey gourmet delight that takes less than 5 minutes to make but the combination of salty cured meat with thick smoked mozzarella cheese and a drizzle of truffle will transport you to Italy with every bite.
This is 10 times better then buzzfeed grilled cheese.
Watch Grilled Cheese video recipe:
- 1 x full scamorza cheese (Smoked Mozzarella)
- ½ glass of white truffle oil (you can substitute this for EVOO if you don’t have any)
- 4-5 slices of prosciutto
- 100g fresh rocket
- 1 x medium size non-stick flat saucepan
- 1 x serving spatula (not plastic)
- 1 x serving board (preferably wooden)
- Drizzle a small amount of truffle oil (or EVOO) onto your non-stick pan and heat it on a low-medium temperature.
- Place the scamorza cheese in the centre of the pan until the oil around it begins to sizzle.
- Using a spatula, gently lift the cheese and cook it on the other side. Repeat this until both sides begin to slightly brown.
HOW TO SERVE:
- Prepare a wooden board for serving and create a layer of rocket on top.
- Wrap each strip of prosciutto around 2 fingers and gently peel them off, then place them around the board standing up right – they should look like small roses! – leaving room in the centre for your scamorza cheese.
- Once the scamorza is ready, place it on top of the rocket.
- If you’re using truffle oil, drizzle a small amount over the top for an extra kick.
- Serve immediately while the cheese is still warm and gooey by adding a piece of cheese, a prosciutto rose and a portion of rocket to each plate.
VINCENZO’S PLATE TIP: Make sure you keep the white fatty part at the top as this is what gives the effect of the rose petals.
E ora si mangia, Vincenzo’s Plate…Enjoy!
Enjoy this unique dish alongside a nice plate of Penne all’Arrabbiata
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