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Prosciutto-Wrapped Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

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Did I have you at “Prosc?”

Fo’ serious. I’m not sure of a finer way to serve dinner than to wrap it in Italian cured ham. And you should be very proud as my maturity level has spiked an entire 12% this morning as I attempt to not make inappropriate jokes revolving around the previous mention of those three words. The words Italian, cured and ham, just in case you forgot, HEY-OH.

And I failed.

 

Fo’ fo’ serious though. You could probably wrap the Teletubbies dvd collection in prosciutto and I might give it a second look.

Fo’ fo’ fo’ serious though. I really wanted to also wrap my potatoes in prosciutto, the carrots in prosciutto, the silverware in prosciutto, the plates and glasses in prosciutto and the whole darn table in the stuff, but I had already wrapped my body in it and was being carried off to the loony bin once being spotted by a civilian on my street.

Fo’ fo’ fo’ fo’ serious though. We all know we need Omega 3s up in here, but that’s as boring as watching a rock grow.

NOT IF YOU WRAP IT IN ITALIAN CURED HAM, YOU GUYS.

Fo’ fo’ fo’ fo’ fo’ serious though. It’s like the perfect mix of salty and tang and creamy and crunchy making babies on your tongue.

Fo’ fo’ fo’ fo’ fo’ fo’ serious though. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice over this piece and feel your body shedding its skin for a new life.

Fo’ serious.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Salmon with Roasted Vegetables:

What it took for 2:

* 2 salmon fillets
* 4 to 6 thin slices of prosciutto
* 1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
* 10 baby potatoes, quartered
* 4 carrots, cut into chunks
* 2 sprigs fresh thyme
* 1 large sprig fresh oregano
* 1 lemon
* 1 pinch coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Preheat oven to 400.

Drizzle the oil in a shallow baking sheet and arrange the potatoes and carrots. Season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with herbs. Toss to combine.

Roast for 25 minutes.

In the meantime, season each salmon fillet with salt and pepper. Tightly wrap the prosciutto slices around each fillet.

At the 25 minute-mark, scoot the veggies to each side and place the salmon fillets in the center. Roast 15 more minutes.

Serve the salmon and veggies with a good spritz of lemon and another fresh thyme sprig!

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26 Responses to Prosciutto-Wrapped Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

  1. Gina @ Running to the Kitchen March 28, 2012 at 1:26 pm #

    At the mention of teletubbies, all I can think of are the horribly behaved 1 yr old twins and 5 yr old I used to babysit in high school making me watch that show in perpetuity. “Lala, uh oh….” omg, kill me now. I’m not sure even prosciutto could help them!

  2. Villy @ For the love of Feeding March 28, 2012 at 1:30 pm #

    O.O (these are my eyes popping out..)
    I love that you used the cooked ham and not the raw, I definitely prefer it :)

  3. Averie @ Averie Cooks March 28, 2012 at 2:24 pm #

    I love the multi-colored veggies on the baking sheet. So pretty!

  4. Kim Bee March 28, 2012 at 2:45 pm #

    I fo’ serious love you right now. This is brilliant. I am trying this one out. I might even wrap some veggies in it if I get carried away.

  5. Andrea the Kitchen Witch March 28, 2012 at 3:25 pm #

    Fo’ sho’ I can’t think of a better way to eat a piece of fish than wrapping it in cured Italian ham :) Looks down right delicious!

  6. Amanda @ Once Upon a Recipe March 28, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    Fo’ shizzle. This looks fab…OBVIOUSLY because of the Italian cured ham.

  7. Cookin' Cowgirl March 28, 2012 at 4:35 pm #

    Love those dark little potatoes!! Your photos are always so pretty! Fo’ sho!

  8. Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious March 28, 2012 at 6:17 pm #

    You’ve really outdone yourself, Bev!

  9. claire @ the realistic nutritionist March 28, 2012 at 6:29 pm #

    This looks sooooo delicious!!!

  10. Cassie March 28, 2012 at 6:55 pm #

    Love all those colorful potatoes. Sounds amazing!

  11. Katie March 28, 2012 at 7:53 pm #

    We had that exacto combination of roasted veggies in this house on Monday. Purple potatoes own my soul. Prosciutto own’s my husband’s soul. This is the uuuultimate.

  12. Grandma Kat @ Easy Recipes Land March 28, 2012 at 8:13 pm #

    This looks GREAT! I will have to make this for me and my husband maybe in the next few days.

    Thanks for the recipe,

    Grandma Kat
    XOXOXOXOXO

  13. Lisa [With Style and Grace] March 28, 2012 at 8:19 pm #

    double protein, I like it!

  14. Katie (Epicurean Mom Blog) March 28, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

    Yum yum and yum! Another brilliant recipe Bev!!

  15. Jillian @ Newlybread March 28, 2012 at 8:40 pm #

    hah! You are crazy!! In the best sense! Looks amazing.

  16. Julie @ Table for Two March 28, 2012 at 9:30 pm #

    wow, I love that you literally wrapped up the salmon in proscuitto..haha i’d like to peel each layer off, please, and shove it in my mouth..yum! this is such a winner in so many ways!

  17. Margarita March 28, 2012 at 10:23 pm #

    Yes, you had me at prosciutto! Everything is wonderful about this recipe, especially the prosciutto!

  18. Maggie @ A Bitchin' Kitchen March 28, 2012 at 10:28 pm #

    This looks amazing! And I feel dumb for never having thought to do it myself!

  19. Maria @ Orchard Bloom March 28, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    oh yum! I want to eat this.

  20. Deanna March 28, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

    The 4 year old I babysit is watching a show with pigs in it and I don’t think prosciutto would make it better. I need to hear someone speak and use more than a 2 syllable word.

  21. myfudo March 29, 2012 at 3:43 am #

    Excited to try this dish…Really exciting! Yummy!

  22. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen March 29, 2012 at 9:11 am #

    Now that’s one way to get your omega 3’s! What else can we wrap?

  23. Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids March 29, 2012 at 9:16 am #

    It looks fantastic! I am a lady of few words today…sorry. :) Fantastic pretty much sums it up, though.

  24. Jenny March 29, 2012 at 12:32 pm #

    This is a great recipe. I tried it, but I only used roasted potatoes, not other vegetables. It turned out great and my fammily was delighted!

  25. Deborah March 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm #

    Why have I never thought to wrap salmon in prosciutto? Brilliant!

  26. Nicole {Sweet Peony} April 2, 2012 at 2:28 pm #

    HEY-OH! This is amazing. Hubby & I are doing the Paleo thingy for awhile and this is perfect! Just need to sub the potatoes for sweet potatoes. Anywho, I’m soooo making this this weekend :) You’re the bestestest!

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