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Prosciutto Breadsticks Recipe

Prosciutto Breadsticks Recipe

I think these make a great duet with eggs, and they’re a nice substitution for bacon and toast. —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 6 thin slices prosciutto or deli ham
  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Cut each slice of prosciutto into four thin strips. Unroll dough; separate into breadsticks. Top each with two strips prosciutto, pressing gently to adhere. Twist each breadstick; place on ungreased baking sheet, pressing ends down firmly. Brush with beaten egg.
  • 2. Combine fennel and pepper; sprinkle over breadsticks. Bake 10-13 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 breadstick equals 86 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 323 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.