Avocado with Prosciutto


The dressing for these quick appetizers can be made in advance. When ready to serve, just drizzle it over the party nibbles.

Avocado with Prosciutto
Photo: Mike Dieter
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh oregano

  • 1 small clove garlic, minced

  • Dash coarsely ground black pepper

  • 1 medium avocado

  • 1 ½ ounce thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into 8 strips


  1. For dressing, in a small screw-top jar, combine olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, garlic, and pepper. Cover and shake well. Set aside.

  2. Cut the avocado in half lengthwise; remove the seed. Peel avocado halves and cut each into four wedges. Wrap one strip of prosciutto around each wedge of avocado. Arrange wedges on a serving plate. Shake dressing well; drizzle over wedges. Makes 8 servings.


Prepare dressing as directed. Chill for up to 2 days. Shake well before using.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

62 Calories
5g Fat
2g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Iron 0.2mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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