This Prosciutto Sandwich with Pesto, Arugula and Fig Chutney is the perfect easy sandwich for a delicious lunch. A crusty French baguette topped with savory prosciutto, basil pesto, arugula, and a smear of fig chutney for sweetness.
Remember that amazing gourmet sandwich I told you about? Well, this Prosciutto Sandwich with Pesto, Arugula and Fig Chutney is it. It's THE sandwich itself and proof that a few simple ingredients can transform an ordinary sandwich into something extraordinary!
This easy baguette sandwich with prosciutto has the perfect combination of flavors: Sweet, salty and a bit tangy. Then, there's this perfect texture: Soft and crispy at the same time. I'm telling you, this Prosciutto Sandwich with Pesto, Arugula and Fig Chutney is probably the best easy gourmet sandwich I have ever tasted.
My Prosciutto Sandwich with Pesto is the kind of sandwich I wouldn't be ashamed to serve at a dinner party. The kind of hearty and delicious sandwich I could eat at every single picnic I go to. Honestly, I don't mean to be rude, but you HAVE to try this Prosciutto Sandwich and soon, you'll be in love too.
This sandwich is made with fresh crunchy French baguette, homemade pesto, homemade fig chutney, prosciutto and arugula. If you can, try to buy the best bread available where you live. Honestly, it represents half of the Prosciutto Sandwich and if your bread isn't good, I'm afraid you'll be disappointed.
As for the rest of the sandwich ingredients, you just have to follow these easy recipes for homemade fig chutney here, and homemade pesto there. However, note that I left out the pine nuts in the pesto this time, just to cut down on unnecessary fat.
And you know what's really cute? Bite-sized Prosciutto Sandwiches for your buffet. 100% happy guests guaranteed!
Don't eat meat or pork? Try another sandwich recipe : this classic but yet delicious Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich
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Prosciutto Sandwich with Pesto, Arugula and Fig Chutney
This Prosciutto Sandwich with Pesto, Arugula and Fig Chutney is the perfect easy sandwich for a delicious lunch. A crusty French baguette topped with salty, savory prosciutto, basil pesto, arugula, and a smear of homemade fig chutney for sweetness.
- 2.5 oz fresh French baguette about 6"long
- 1 tbsp homemade fig chutney
- 1 ½ tsp homemade basil pesto
- ⅓ cup arugula
- 2 thin slices prosciutto
Cut the baguette lengthwise using a sharp serrated knife.
Spread the bottom side with fresh fig chutney. Spread the top side with pesto. Make sure the sides don't touch.
Top the bottom baguette with fresh arugula, then prosciutto and enjoy!
i usually make this as a bruschetta - the ingredients are PERFECT together! looks delicious!!
That's such a good idea! I'll try that next time, thanks!
Never have I felt so satisfied after eating a really good sandwich. I tried this recipe today, although I had to make some ingredient adjustments. Overall it was just great!
Here's just my altered edition if you wish to try it out:
1 Loaf White Batard
1 package Sopressata (Just as good as Prosciutto, and cheaper!)
Use all other original ingredients; basil pesto, fig spread, baby arugula.
Oh YUM! You make me want to make this sandwich again, it's been ages!! *tummy rumbling* Thanks for sharing Jenny 🙂
Haha, I'm glad I commented on this post then! It's already been a year since my comment, too. Wow. XD Now I want some myself. Let's go make this yummy sammich again!
The combination of sweet and savory toppings in this gorgeous sandwich is right down my alley! LOVE it!