Mango, Mozzarella and Serrano Ham Bites

Mango, Mozzarella and Serrano Ham Bites

These bite-sized appetizers bring together classic Italian ingredients with a taste of the tropics. Mango and mozzarella may seem like an unusual combination, but they pair together beautifully in a sweet-and-savoury way.

Mango, Mozzarella and Serrano Ham Bites

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Makes 4 servings


• 1 ripe mango, peeled

• 6 oz (175 mg) Saputo Mozzarellissima cheese, cut into eight 1-inch (2.5-cm) cubes

• 2 tsp (10 ml) fresh tarragon, chopped

• 4 slices Serrano ham, cut in half lengthwise

• 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil

• 2 tsp (10 ml) honey


1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

2. Using a vegetable peeler, shave 8 thin slices of mango. Wrap one slice of mango around each cube of Mozzarellissima. Sprinkle with chopped tarragon and wrap each with a piece of Serrano ham. Brush with olive oil and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

3. Bake for 5 minutes, or until cheese starts to melt. Remove bites from the oven and drizzle with honey. Serve with cocktail toothpicks.

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