Crispy Sage and Prosciutto Endive Appetizers

These Crispy Sage and Prosciutto Endive Appetizers are bites of crispy, creamy, sweet, and salty appetizers making magic in your mouth! The combination flavors and textures are so delicious your guests will keep coming back for more.

You don’t have to be keto to enjoy these appetizers! However, this recipe totally fits the keto diet lifestyle. They are only 2 net carbs per serving! If you are not keto, you can skip the Yacon syrup and use honey instead. Either way, these are delicious bites you don’t want to miss out on!

Crispy Sage and Prosciutto Endive Appetizers

Prosciutto Endive Appetizers for the Keto Diet

With our low carb lifestyle, I was at a quandary as to what I would do to replace the cheese and cracker appetizers I love to serve over the holidays. Then, when shopping at Shop-Rite for my groceries last week, I came across some endive. ]

Endive is fairly tasteless, and like it’s flavor, it doesn’t lend a ton of nutrition, however it does provide you with a good amount of vitamin K and they are packed with fiber. This basically negates the carb count and makes this great for Keto!

ingredients for appetizer recipe

A ton of flavor and mouth feels!

I have a huge affection for browned butter, crispy fried sage, and crispy cooked prosciutto. When I saw the Joan of Arc Goat Cheese in the cheese case, I knew I was going to somehow combine these flavors together.

Goat cheese is very distinct in its flavor and for some, it’s an acquired taste. For years I wouldn’t eat it. I didn’t think I liked it. Then, one day I decided to give it a try again. When I did, I realized I actually LOVED goat cheese! Now I can’t get enough of it.

Crispy Sage and Prosciutto Endive Appetizers

The holidays are a very important time of year for many people. It is a time we use to be with our loved ones, share food, laughs, and reminisce of old times! I love making it even more special with gorgeous and tasty bites of food!

More cheese appetizer recipes you may like

If you are like we are, you are a huge fan of cheese. Besides this Crispy Sage and Prosciutto Endive Appetizers, we also love these Cranberry Pistachio Goat Cheese Bites.

My Mom’s Cheese Ball Recipe has been a favorite of mine since I was a young girl and I make this a few times every holiday season!

Beer Cheese Dip with Bacon is an absolutely mouthwatering dip. The flavor of the cheese, beer, and bacon combined are irresistible!

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Crispy Sage and Prosciutto Endive Appetizers

Crispy Sage and Prosciutto Endive Appetizers

Goat cheese filled endive has a salty, sweet, and savory bite all in one. These are great holiday party appetizers!
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Course: Keto Appetizers
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sage and prosciutto endive appetizers
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 94.6kcal


  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 4 slices prosciutto diced
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1/2 cup fresh sage leaves
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons Yacon Syrup
  • 3 small heads of endive


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook prosciutto until crispy. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add butter and bring to a bubble. Add sage leaves and stir and cook until just browned. Do this quickly and over a lower heat so you don’t burn your butter. Remove leaves and set aside on a paper towel.
  • Cut endive roots and remove leaves. Wash produce and pat dry. Assemble bites by placing crumbled goat cheese in a boat. Drizzle with Yacon Syrup and top with crispy prosciutto and sage leaves.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 94.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5.3g | Fat: 5.4g | Saturated Fat: 3.2g | Sodium: 173.7mg | Fiber: 5g

About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.


  1. Danielle Green November 7, 2017 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    Awesome combination! Going to try this soon!

  2. Megan November 7, 2017 at 9:58 pm - Reply

    So pretty!

  3. Lane & Holly @ With Two Spoons November 7, 2017 at 11:02 pm - Reply

    This looks delicious! What a great appetizer!

  4. Carlee November 8, 2017 at 7:11 am - Reply

    What a great combination of flavors and a perfect way to get the Holiday started. Yum!

  5. Laura November 8, 2017 at 10:15 pm - Reply

    Loving all the fabulous flavors in this!

  6. Angela November 9, 2017 at 10:40 am - Reply

    This is a killer recipe! Can’t wait to make it for my family this holiday season!

  7. Lindsay @ The Live-In Kitchen November 9, 2017 at 3:52 pm - Reply

    Simple yet lovely!

  8. Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) November 9, 2017 at 5:55 pm - Reply

    Beautiful appetizer!!

  9. Dan November 10, 2017 at 4:22 pm - Reply

    These are going to be perfect for the holidays!

  10. Paul November 10, 2017 at 9:06 pm - Reply

    totally delish!

  11. What's Poppin' - Rachel Cooks® November 17, 2017 at 5:30 am - Reply

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