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Figs & Smoked Mozzarella Wrapped in Prosciutto

By Andrew Zimmern

Smoky, salty and sweet, these prosciutto-wrapped figs with smoked mozzarella are a perfectly balanced appetizer that only takes a few minutes to throw together. They’re a great addition to a holiday spread and make for a classy upgrade to your game-day finger foods.

Watch Andrew make this recipe:

Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs with Smoked Mozzarella

Servings: 8


  • 24 dried figs, stems removed
  • 8 ounces smoked mozzarella, cut into small rectangles
  • 24 Parma prosciutto slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons grappa
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 basil leaves, julienned for garnish


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Remove the stems of the figs, and cut an incision through the top. Stuff the fig with a slice of smoked mozzarella. Wrap the stuffed fig in prosciutto.

Arrange the pieces in a baking dish, and drizzle with the olive oil and grappa. Season with freshly ground black pepper.

Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and place the prosciutto-wrapped figs on a platter. Sprinkle with the julienned basil.

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