Crisp Prosciutto and Broccolini

Organic Broccolini- Most supermarkets offer broccolini, which looks similar to rapini, but the flavor is less bitter. You can steam, boil, or stir-fry broccoli or rapini. I sometimes likes to blanch these types of vegetables in advance until near-tender, refresh them, and then stir-fry over very high heat just before serving.

Broccolini is high in vitamin C, as well as folate, Vitamin A and magnesium!! 

Imported Parma Prosciutto


  • 2 bunches organic broccolini
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 gloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup proscuitto cubed
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup shaved fresh parmesan
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Cut ends off broccolini and then cut into bite size pieces
  • put oven on broil and cover pan with parchment paper
  • coat brocolini with oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, red pepper flakes and garlic
  • after 8 minutes,( or slightly crispy) add prosciutto and mix together
  • after another 5 minutes take it out and top with  lemon zest and parmesan 
(prosciutto should be crispy!!)

About Skinny Fat Kids

I am a fat kid at heart. I don’t start a day without planning a meal; whether it is cooking with friends or trying out a new spot. It might have something to do with being a Mexican/Italian.. Since I was young I loved to help out in the kitchen and was open to all types of food. I appreciate what cooking comes along with… Family, friends and times you will never forget. Food for me is something that you can make taste good even though it is healthy! People have no idea how easy it is to throw together a perfectly well balanced meal that provides them with all the essential nutrients one needs. Each of us have your unique genetic needs, tastes, backgrounds which can be factored into your food and nutrition plan. “Change is one constant in our lives.” You can rid disease and illness through food. Food is something people do not clearly understand. I strongly believe in cooking with local, seasonal, organic, and nutrient-rich ingredients as best as you can. It is essential to eat only grass fed dairy and meat because they provide more essential nutrients as well as high levels of vitamins. Having a garden and knowing where your food comes from is essential! I owe a lot to my mom who many can attest that she is a GREAT entertainer. She seems to always be having a “dinner party” and always throws together something delicious. My objective in this blog is to share my love and knowledge of food and cooking with all you peeps. I want to give you all ideas on how easy it is to eat healthy and make food taste good. I want the standard american diet to be something of the past… TBC
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One Response to Crisp Prosciutto and Broccolini

  1. Had this Saturday night….SO GOOD!!!!!!

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