Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Zone Meal

(Cheese and Bresaola* Roulade with Pineapple and Raisins)

12 Block Meal

5 ounces bresaola* or prosciutto
6 ounces feta cheese crumbled
½ cup non-fat cream cheese
3 cups Belgian endive
1 cup carrots
3 cups cubed pineapple (rinsed/drained)
4 tablespoons raisins
1 tablespoon Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
lemon juice
juice of 1 lime

Soften raisins in cold water. Rinse and drain pineapple cubes; add the softened raisins, lime juice and let sit. Mince basil leaves and add to the cream cheese, add salt to taste and mix well. Chop the endive and carrots into thin strips, add feta. Spread the cheese mixture on each slice of bresaola* or prosciutto and place the vegetable and feta in the center of the filling. Roll and place on a serving platter. Dress with the oil and a bit of lemon juice. Serve with the pineapple. 

*a type of dry-cured marinated beef

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