Prosciutto, Apple and Sage Crostini
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Serves: 20 servings
Take time to relax this holiday season with friends, family, these prosciutto, apple and sage crostini and a glass of wine.
  • 20 crostini, homemade or store bought
  • 20 slices sharp white cheddar
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 bunch sage, leaves only
  • 4 slices prosciutto, cut into bite-size pieces
  • olive oil
  1. Melt butter in a large pan over high heat. Once melted, add the spices then add the apples and saute for about 4 minutes, until browned. Add 1 tablespoon water, the honey and lemon juice. Cook for 4 minutes, the apples are tender. Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. Set a clean pan over medium heat. Coat pan with olive oil.Once hot, fry the sage leaves until crisp, about 1 minute. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Add the prosciutto pieces to the same pan in a single layer. Cook for 1 minute on each side until crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Top each crostini with a slice of sharp white cheddar cheese, a dollop of the apple mixture, a piece of crispy prosciutto and a fried sage leaf.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at