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Prosciutto Sandwich with Stracciatella [Recipe]

Prosciutto Sandwich with Stracciatella [Recipe]
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When I first tasted Stracciatella cheese during a trip to Rome, Italy, it was love at first bite! This creamy, dreamy cheese captured my heart, and upon returning home, I raced to my local Italian deli to recreate the magic. The result was an Italian-inspired sandwich that brings a slice of Rome to your kitchen. This Stracciatella sandwich with prosciutto recipe is my homage to those delightful flavors.

Why Will You Love this Recipe?

  • Italian Flavors: Each bite of this sandwich is a testament to the rich, authentic tastes of Italy—prosciutto’s salty crispness pairs beautifully with the soft, luxurious Stracciatella.
  • Simple Recipe: Despite its gourmet appeal, this sandwich is incredibly easy to make. With just a few ingredients and simple steps, you can whip up a delicious meal that transports you to the streets of Italy.
Prosciutto Sandwich with Stracciatella in making

Recipe Variations

To add a twist to this classic sandwich, consider these delicious variations:

  • Include Walnuts: Add chopped walnuts for a crunchy texture that complements the creamy cheese.
  • Include Pesto: Spread a thin layer of pesto on the ciabatta before adding the other ingredients for an extra burst of herby flavor.
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Stracciatella Sandwich with Prosciutto

Author: Laura Bais
This Stracciatella Sandwich combines fresh ingredients like arugula, succulent prosciutto, and creamy Stracciatella cheese layered between slices of toasted ciabatta bread. Renowned for its delightful assembly, the Prosciutto sandwich brings a taste of Italy to your plate with every bite.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 sandwich
Calories 466.1 kcal


  • 1 slice ciabatta bread
  • ½ tbsp butter
  • 2 slices prosciutto
  • 1 tbsp stracciatella cheese
  • 3 slices Williams pear
  • arugula
  • splash of honey


  • Spread the butter on the ciabatta and lightly brown it in a pan to bring out a toasty flavor.
  • Generously spread the Stracciatella cheese over the warm, toasted bread.
  • Place three thin slices of Williams pear on top of the cheese.
  • Lay the slices of prosciutto over the pear.
  • Top with fresh arugula for a peppery bite.
  • Drizzle a splash of honey over the arugula and serve immediately.


Serving: 1sandwichCalories: 466.1kcalCarbohydrates: 79.3gProtein: 8.7gFat: 16.6gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.6gMonounsaturated Fat: 4.6gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 36.1mgSodium: 294.2mgPotassium: 546.1mgFiber: 13.4gSugar: 43gVitamin A: 546IUVitamin C: 19.1mgCalcium: 129.3mgIron: 0.9mg
Keyword fresh stracciatella, italian recipe, Prosciutto, stracciatella cheese, stracciatella di bufala, stracciatella sandwich

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