Panino is Italian for 'sandwich', and this
recipe is a delicious example of Italian sandwich cuisine.
Panino di Prosciutto
1 large sturdy baguette shaped roll
4 to 5 slices imported Italian prosciutto, about 1/8 pound
2 ounces fresh bocconcini, thickly sliced, drained on tea towels
Extra virgin olive oil
Fresh ground black pepper
4 whole basil leaves
- Cut the roll in half horizontally. Arrange
the prosciutto on the bottom half of the roll. Top the prosciutto
with the sliced mozzarella.
- Drizzle some olive oil over the cheese
and grind black pepper on top. Arrange basil leaves over it all
and cover with the top of the roll.
Makes 1 big panino.