Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tarts

Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tarts

These tasty little Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tarts are so simple to make, and are the perfect weekend brunch.

 

Using prosciutto to form little cups in a muffin tin make these easy to clean up afterwards.

 

You could definitely use bacon or another cured meat, but the pliable nature of prosciutto means you can mould it into a cute little cup and it gets perfectly crispy in all the right places.

 

Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tart

 

There aren’t many Keto Prosciutto recipes out there because we all know it is expensive, but just 8 thin slices here goes a long way to make 8 adorable little tarts.

 

Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tart

 

Ricotta gets forgotten a lot on the Keto diet. I use Woolworth Smooth Ricotta in this recipe, and for the whole tub (375 grams) it is 39 grams of fat, 33 grams of protein for a total of 7.5 grams of carbs.

 

That makes a serving of 2 Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tarts the perfect Keto meal!

 

I serve mine with some fresh green salad leaves or baby basil leaves with a bit of olive oil and lemon juice for a tasty, fresh side.

 

This recipe first came to me on a lazy Sunday with a hungry belly, but why not make a batch and have them all week for lunches?

 

Keto Make Ahead Lunch Ideas

If you’re looking for other great lunch ideas, you might like these:

Keto Lunchbox Slice

Keto Chorizo Frittata with Broccoli

Keto Cheese and Bacon Bread

 

SAVE TO PINTEREST FOR LATER

Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tart

 

Enjoy!

Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tart
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Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tarts

These simple tarts are ready in 25 minutes and combine delicious, salt prosciutto with a light fluffy ricotta filling. Perfect for lunch, brunch or dinner! 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 mini tarts
Calories 70 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 slices prosciutto about 120 grams
  • olive oil spray
  • 3 cherry tomatoes

Ricotta Filling

  • 375 grams smooth ricotta
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • rind of half a lemon, finely grated

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. 

  2. Spray a muffin tin with olive spray and line 8 cups with the prosciutto slices. Use your hands to squish together any tears to create the cups.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the ricotta filling ingredients together until smooth. Spoon the mixture into each of the prosciutto cups, about 2 tablespoons per cup. 

  4. Top with half a cherry tomato (you could use sundried tomatoes, but these are much higher in carbs!)

  5. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until golden and the ricotta is set. Let stand for 5 minutes to cool slightly and firm up.

  6. Server with a fresh green salad. 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Prosciutto and Ricotta Tarts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 70 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 425mg 18%
Potassium 61mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 2.5%
Vitamin C 2.1%
Calcium 5.5%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 


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