Prosciutto Beignets

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes


Serves 12


Most ingredients are available in Antonio’s Market!


1 cup Water
1 1/2 oz Butter, Unsalted
5 oz All-Purpose Flour
4 ea Eggs
5 oz Prosciutto, Cubed
2 oz Pecorino Siciliano, Cubed
2 oz Grana Padano, Cubed
1 cup Thick Tomato Sauce
Oil (Peanut or Sunflower)

Method of Preparation

  1. Bring water to a boil and add butter.
  2. While stirring continuously, add the flour and cook until it rises from the bottom of the pot.
  3. Mix in with the eggs.
  4. Mix in the cheese and prosciutto.
  5. Heat the oil to 375 degrees F.
  6. Using a rounded tbsp., drop spoonful’s of the dough into the oil.
  7. Fry until golden brown.
  8. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately with warmed tomato sauce.

Recipe Source

The Cheeses of Italy, Ars Vivendi