Prosciutto, Arugula and Balsamic Sandwich

Prosciutto di Parma, peppery arugula, sweet balsamic and heart healthy olive oil on french bread is a winning combination.

The addition of prosciutto in this sandwich is a perfect example of using meat as a condiment. It has so much concentrated flavor, that a little goes a long way. I load this up with arugula and balsamic (sometimes I add fresh tomatoes and shaved parmesan) and I’m one happy camper!

French bread or baguettes are usually fat free, so that’s my bread of choice when I make a sandwich. Always check nutritional info because some brands add oil. And by the way, I cheated and scooped out some of the bread to give me a larger sandwich for less carbs, I think this is a Long Island thing, we do that with bagels too!

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Prosciutto, Arugula and Balsamic Sandwich


  • 3 oz french bread or baguette
  • 2/3 cup baby arugula
  • .75 oz imported prosciutto (fat trimmed)
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh cracked pepper


  1. Whisk together balsamic and oil.
  2. Cut bread, top with arugula, prosciutto and top with balsamic, oil and fresh cracked pepper.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 1 serving, Serving Size: 1 sandwich

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 4
  • Points +: 7
  • Calories: 289.8 calories
  • Total Fat: 6.8g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: mg
  • Carbohydrates: 40.8g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Sugar: g
  • Protein: 10.8g
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