Gnocco Frito is an easy 10-minute appetizer. These light and fluffy puff pillows are topped with olive oil, prosciutto and sea salt for heavenly bites. Fried to golden brown perfection in a matter of seconds!
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
- 1 sheet of puff pastry thawed
- 1 cup butter flavored shortening lard or olive oil
- good olive oil
- 1/4 pound prosciutto sliced thin
- sea salt
Allow your puff pastry to thaw according to instruction on package.
Meanwhile, heat shortening over medium heat.
Cut pastry into 24 rectangles.
Drop 3 pieces of pastry into your oil at a time and allow to cook for 10 seconds. Flip with tongs and allow to cook another 10 seconds, or until puffy.
Remove and place onto a cookie sheet lined with a paper towel.
Brush with olive oil, top with prosciutto and sea salt.
- Prosciutto di Parma
- Prosciutto San Daniele
- Tuscan Salami
- Capacollo / capicola
Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 348mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg