Warm goat cheese wrapped in smoked ham

This is another  summer starter with   only a few ingredients but a lot of flavors. For start everything that is wrapped in smoked is always good, from cheese to asparagus to fish….. but especially for this recipe the flavors are strong , you have the smoky salty ham, the creamy rich goat cheese and the light and peppery rocket , all drizzled with sweet balsamic reduction and olive oil and all for under 8 bucks. as you can see the picture i sandwiched the cheese in bread and then in ham , it is made this way so the cheese doesn’t run through and you end up with crispy ham and goat cheese skin. In my fridge i had some Serrano ham so it is what i used to wrap the cheese but you can use  prosciutto , Bayonne ham or any other smoked ham.

Goat cheese wrapped in smoked hamIngredients:

Serves 4:

*16 slices of smoked ham

*4 toasted slices of white bread

*2 small goat cheese log ( around 200 grs each)

*1 bag of rocket salad

*olive oil and balsamic reduction to taste.

1.Preheat the oven at 180 degrees celcius

2.Place the ham on a bench and follow the steps  from left to right showed in the following picture.

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3.Bake for 10  to 12 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.

4.Once cooked serve on a bed of rocket and drizzle with some olive oil and balsamic reduction, season with some cracked pepper.

Bon appetit.

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