Mandarin Salsa and Prosciutto Bruschetta

Mandarin Salsa and Prosciutto Bruschetta
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Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Emily Weeks, RDN, LD.
This spicy, diabetes-friendly recipes makes a great appetizer for impressing your party guests. The zesty blend of red peppers, ginger, and jalapeño add a soft heat that pairs with the natural sweetness of mandarin orange pieces.

Try serving it with chicken with pineapple mandarin orange salsa for a citrus-inspired meal.
  • Servings
    14 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 slices bread, 2 tbsp salsa, ½ slice prosciutto
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

14 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 slices bread, 2 tbsp salsa, ½ slice prosciutto
  • Amount per serving Calories 60

  • Total Fat 1g
    • Saturated Fat 0.3g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 1mg
  • Sodium 230mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 4g
    • Added Sugars 1g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 85mg
  • Phosphorus 55mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Fat



  • multigrain baguette (sliced into 28 slices, about 1/4 inch thick)
    1 loaf
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • prosciutto (quatered)
    7 slice
  • lime juice (for the salsa)
    2 tbsp
  • artificial brown sugar blend (for the salsa)
    1 tbsp
  • fresh cilantro (for the salsa, chopped)
    1 tbsp
  • jalapeño pepper (for the salsa, minced)
    1 small
  • fresh ginger (for the salsa, minced)
    1 tsp
  • crushed red pepper flakes (for the salsa)
    1/8 tsp
  • salt (for the salsa)
    1/4 tsp
  • mandarin oranges (for the salsa, orange segments sliced into bite-size pieces)
    2 cup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Arrange sliced baguette pieces on a large baking sheet. Spray the tops of the bread slices lightly with cooking spray. Bake on the top rack of the oven for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

  3. Meanwhile, stir together the lime juice, sweetener blend, cilantro, jalapeño, ginger, red pepper, and salt. Add the orange segments and stir to combine.

  4. To serve, either add the bruschetta mixture to a serving bowl and arrange the toasted baguette around the bowl for self-serve bruschetta, or top each toasted baguette slice with quarter a slice of prosciutto and a Tbsp of bruschetta mixture.