Prosciutto wrapped Stuffed Prunes

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 4 min 6
Prosciutto wrapped Stuffed Prunes
Health Rating
A delicious and healthy snack with a bit of sweetness.


3/4 cup whole/halves Macadamia nuts, unsalted (for the "ricotta")
1 tsp Black pepper (to taste)
1/4 tsp Kosher salt (to taste; for the "ricotta")
1 tsp Lemon juice (for the "ricotta")
2 1/2 tbsp Water, filtered (for the "ricotta")
16 pitted prune(s) Prunes
57 gm Prosciutto
2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar (approximately, to drizzle)


  1. Position an oven rack about 4 to 6 inches from the heating element, and preheat the broiler. Use your finger to carefully open up the cavity of each pitted prune. Then, with a pastry bag (or a sealable plastic food storage bag), pipe the “cheese” into the prunes (see "Notes" below).
  2. Wrap each prune in a thin layer of prosciutto, and arrange them in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Broil for 2 to 4 minutes or until the prunes puff up and the prosciutto crisps and turns golden brown around the edges.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and season with pepper to taste before serving.

Advanced Preparation

1 day prior, Macadamia nuts, unsalted 3/4 cup whole/halves

In a food processor or a high-powered blender, purée the macadamia nuts, black pepper, salt, lemon juice and water until smooth. If necessary, scrape down the sides with a spatula and/or add a bit more water. The resulting texture should resemble — you guessed it! — ricotta cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 188
Calories from fat 134
Calories from saturated fat 24.2
Total Fat 14.8 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.0 g
Cholesterol 7.7 mg
Sodium 285 mg
Potassium 185 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.4 g
Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
Sugars 4.4 g
Protein 4.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Meat 0.1
Meat Alternative 0.6

Energy sources



Quick Tips:

Don’t have a pastry bag? Simply snip a ½-inch hole in the corner of a quart-size plastic food storage or freezer bag, and you’re good to go.


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