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Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Roll Recipe

This is a long-standing appetizer around my parts. It’s super simple to prepare and has a sweet-salty combo that’s A+. 

What Is Bresaola

Bresaola is an air-dried beef that hails from Italy, although many cultures across the Mediterranean and Middle East have similar styles of charcuterie. While I’m a sucker for good cured pork, they always hog the spotlight so I thought I’d feature another equally delicious cured meat.

This is also a shoo-in when you have nonpork eaters around but still want an elegant small bite to start the meal.

Now, go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Roll Recipe

Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Roll Recipe

This is a long-standing appetizer around here because it's super simple to prepare and has a sweet-salty combo that's a crowd pleaser. We love the Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Roll recipe and we know you will too.
4.7 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24 Rolls
Calories 38 kcal


  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced bresaola can substitute Prosciutto or speck
  • 2 ounces baby arugula or other spicy green
  • 3 ounces Membrillo (quince paste) or fig jam
  • 3 ounces Manchego cheese sliced paper thin


  • Assemble The Rolls: To assemble, spread bresaola out on a clean work surface. Place 3 pieces of arugula in the center of the piece, top with a very thin sliver of cheese and a thin slice of quince paste.
  • Roll each bresaola piece up to into a cylinder (or cigar form) to enclose filling. Place on a serving platter and repeat until all the bresaola is used up. 



Serving: 1gCalories: 38kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 54mgPotassium: 25mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.05gVitamin A: 79IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword easy appetizer
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