This recipe and photography were provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com.
Grissini are very dramatic, long, thin, Italian breadsticks. Wrapped in salty prosciutto, they make an easy appetizer or elegant accomplice to soups, salads and antipasti. Look for grissini in the cracker aisle or Italian section.
Start-to-Finish: 30 minutes
Hands-On Time: 30 minutes
- 1 3 oz. box of grissini, about 25 sticks
- 25 thin slices of prosciutto, cut lengthwise into 44 long strips
- Wrap 2 strips of prosciutto tightly around the breadsticks. Arrange the grissini upright in a decorative jar or vase much like a bouquet of flowers and serve.
Make-ahead: Wrap the grissini with prosciutto up to 1 hour ahead of time. This is a great job for the kids!