Pre-softened lahvosh is available in some supermarkets. Use it and you can skip the first preparation step for these appetizers.
- Makes: 14 servings
- Chill: 2 hrs to 24 hrs
- Stand: 1 hr
15 inch sesame seed lahvosh (Armenian cracker bread)
ounces soft-style cream cheese with chives and onion
cup chopped, drained, marinated artichoke hearts
tablespoons diced pimiento
teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
ounces thinly sliced prosciutto or cooked ham
ounces sliced provolone cheese
large romaine lettuce leaf, rib removed
- Soften lahvosh by holding each side briefly under gently running cold water. Place lahvosh, sesame side down, between two damp, clean, kitchen towels. Let stand about 1 hour or until pliable.
- Stir together cream cheese, artichoke hearts, pimiento, and oregano. Remove top towel from lahvosh. Spread lahvosh with cream cheese mixture to edges. Arrange prosciutto or ham over cream cheese layer. Arrange cheese slices in the center. Place lettuce leaf along one edge of cheese slices.
- Roll from lettuce edge, using the towel to lift and roll the bread. Cover and chill, seam side down, for 2 to 24 hours. Trim ends of roll; cut roll into 1-inch-thick slices. Makes 14 slices.
Nutrition Facts (Lahvosh Slices)
- Per serving:
- 126 kcal cal.,
- 7 g fat
- (4 g sat. fat,
- 22 mg chol.,
- 479 mg sodium,
- 9 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 7 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet