Prosciutto Cups

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  • Published Aug 27th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings12
  • Calories75
This is one of my favorite appetizers I make on the holidays when it's my turn to cook. It's very tasty if you like prosciutto, garlic, spinach, and ricotta cheese. Adjust the measurements to suit your preferences. Please enjoy.

Prosciutto Cups Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Prosciutto Cups for 12 servings:

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese

Prosciutto Cups Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Prosciutto Cups, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Prosciutto Cups is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Prosciutto Cups within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Prosciutto Cups easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a medium bowl, mix together the garlic, spinach and ricotta cheese until well blended. Set aside. Place strips of prosciutto into mini muffin cups so that they line the bottom, but there is some meat hanging out over the sides, and it kind of looks like a flower. Fill each cup with about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the cheese mixture, or so the cup is full and rounded on the top. The filling should look like the center of the flower.
  3. 3 Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until the prosciutto is browned and stiff to the touch. The cups should be able to retain their shape after removing from the pan. Serve warm, but not hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 75 calories; 6.1 grams of fat; 0.8 gram of carbohydrates; 4.2 grams of protein; 17 milligrams of cholesterol; 376 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 7th 2011

    This was great to me because I took some other reviewer's advice and added different cheeses to the filling. I bought expensive Boar's Head Prosciutto sliced sandwich style and made 24 mini ...

  2. Nov 28th 2008

    I made these as an appetizer for Thanksgiving and the whole family loved them. I took the advice of other reviewers' and added black pepper, parmesan cheese, and nutmeg to the ricotta/spina ...

  3. Jun 11th 2007

    I used this recipe this weekend for a party. It was one of many and was the only one that I was a little hesitant about because the prosciutto is a little salty. I love salty but most don't. ...

  4. Mar 26th 2007

    Deeeelicious! I used the ingredients as written with the only addition of S & P and 1 Tbsp of Parmesan Cheese for added flavoring as suggested by other readers.

  5. Jul 27th 2005

    Made two ways. Half as written and half using pepperoni slices. The pepperoni version was completely gone while a few of the prosciutto were left. Just a bit to salty. If I were to make aga ...

  6. Mar 27th 2005

    This was made for a good-bye party and was a huge hit. For anyone who thinks the recipe was a bit bland, make sure you have good prosciutto. Defiantly a keeper and will make again

  7. Mar 20th 2005

    I made this recipe according to the ingredients listed but I also added some parmesan cheese, fresh ground pepper and a pinch of salt. All of my guests and husband just loved them!! This r ...

  8. Jun 3rd 2004

    This is definitely a 5-star hit, if you add in gorgonzola cheese with the ricotta...otherwise, it's a bit bland, as another person noted. even feta would be a nice addition...however, i pre ...

  9. May 15th 2003

    Using proscioutto as "cups" was fast, easy and flavorful but the filling was pretty bland. I'd try it again, mabye with chive-flavored cream cheese or by added parmesan cheese to the ricotta.