A rustic plate with nine pieces of rolled bresaola, surrounded by bresaola, prosciutto, white linen, grated lime, and green herbs.

Rolled Bresaola with Canadian Creamy Ricotta & Arugula

Everyday Delicious
Serving Time Icon 10 min
Serves Number Icon Serves 4

“These rolled bresaola starters are always a crowd pleaser and are easy and fun to make.” says Rocco. “The best part of this recipe, they are made all by eye, so kids can help prepare them too.”

Trailblazing international celebrity chef David Rocco breaks down cultural barriers by uniting people through the love of sharing a great meal. David brings his passion for food, travel and adventure to millions of homes worldwide through his hit television programs David Rocco’s Dolce Vita, Dolce Italia, Dolce Africa and his latest, Dolce SE Asia. Named one of “Canada’s Top Ten Style Makers” by Flare magazine, David has also authored three internationally best selling cookbooks: David Rocco’s Dolce Famiglia and the award-winning David Rocco’s Dolce Vita and Made in Italy. Each features many of David’s favourite easy to follow, classic Italian recipes and showcases his philosophy: that elegant and impressive cooking can still be quick and simple.

Prep 10 MIN

Cook 10 MIN


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Step 1

In a bowl, take your fresh Canadian creamy ricotta cheese, add zest of one lemon, drizzle in olive oil, and add fresh cracked pepper and salt to taste. Mix well.

Step 2

On a cutting board or large clean surface, spread out the bresaola slices, and divide evenly (about 1-2 tablespoons) of the mixed ricotta and arugula to the slices.

Step 3

Roll and serve immediately, or prepare in advance and leave in fridge covered with plastic wrap up to 6 hours in advance.

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