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Apples On Horseback
© Christina Holmes

Apples On Horseback

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 16 pieces
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These simple, delicious hors d’oeuvres are just apples with cheese and pancetta.

  1. 16 thin slices of pancetta
  2. 1 Pink Lady apple—peeled and cut into 16 wedges
  3. 3 ounces Manchego cheese, sliced 1/4 inch thick and cut into 2-by-1/2-inch sticks
  4. Sixteen 2-inch rosemary sprigs or toothpicks, for skewers
  1. Preheat a grill pan. Arrange the pancetta slices on a work surface and place an apple wedge and a cheese stick in the center of each slice. Wrap the pancetta around the filling and secure with a rosemary sprig or toothpick.
  2. Grill the skewers until the pancetta is golden and crispy and the cheese is melted, 5 to 6 minutes. Serve hot.

Suggested Pairing

Lively, fruit-forward sparkling wine: NV Juvé y Camps Brut Nature Cava.