Parma Ham Bundles


  • Prep Time20 mins
  • Total Time20 mins
  • Makes20 to 24 bundles


  • 150 tp 210 g thickly sliced Parma ham or prosciutto, about 8 to 10 slices

  • 210 g dried figs

  • 130-g log creamy goat cheese

  • shredded fresh basil


  • Slice or cut each Parma ham slice into 2 to 3 pieces. Cut figs in half. Spread goat cheese on cut-side of each fig. Place cheese-side down in the centre of a piece of ham. Snugly wrap Parma ham around the fig.

  • Arrange on a platter and sprinkle with basil. If making ahead, cover with plastic wrap and leave at room temperature up to 1 hour. Sprinkle with basil just before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 95, Protein 12.2g, Carbohydrates 1g, Fat 4.4g, Sodium 189mg.

This is an upscale version of ham and cheese, using flavourful prosciutto (Parma ham is the top dog of the prosciutto world) wrapped around a nugget of creamy goat cheese and a sliver of sweet fig. Recipe from Nigella Lawson's Feast: Food that Celebrates Life (Alfred A. Knopf Canada).