Day 1: Italian Prosciutto and Arugula Taco

Written by: Lamar Innes

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Italian Prosciutto and Arugula Taco

Italian Prosciutto and Arugula Taco

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

15 minutes

Servings

4 Services

Category

Tacos

Origin

Mexican, Italian

Welcome to a culinary journey where the rustic charm of Italy meets the warm embrace of Mexican tradition! Today, we're excited to share a recipe that blends the delicate flavors of Italian cuisine with the beloved Mexican taco - the Italian Prosciutto and Arugula Taco with Sonoran Flour Tortillas. Perfect for taco enthusiasts looking to explore new flavors!

The Story Behind The Recipe

Inspired by  travels through Italy and the Sonoran region of Mexico, I was captivated by how different ingredients can come together to create something extraordinary. 

 

This recipe is a testament to the versatility of tacos and how they can be a canvas for flavors from around the world. 

 

It's a fusion that respects and celebrates both Italian and Mexican culinary traditions.

Italian Prosciutto and Arugula Taco

The Recipe...

Ingredients

For the Tacos:

  • 8 Sonoran flour tortillas
  • 8 slices of prosciutto
  • 2 cups fresh arugula
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the Balsamic Glaze (optional):

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
Italian Prosciutto and Arugula Taco

Instructions

  1. Balsamic Glaze (optional): Simmer balsamic vinegar and brown sugar over medium heat until reduced to a syrupy consistency, about 15-20 minutes. Cool before use.
  2. Warm the Tortillas: Heat the Sonoran flour tortillas in a skillet over medium heat until warm and pliable.
  3. Assemble the Tacos: Place a slice of prosciutto on each tortilla, followed by arugula, cherry tomatoes, and shaved Parmesan.
  4. Add Final Touches: Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve Immediately: Enjoy the soft, flavorful tacos right away!
Italian Prosciutto and Arugula Taco

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Estimated Nutritional Facts per Serving

  • Calories: 200-250 kcal
  • Protein: 10-12 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20-23 g
  • Fat: 10-12 g
  • Sodium: 450-500 mg
  • Fiber: 1-2 g

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients used. 

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