Summer Melon & Prosciutto Salad
 
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A quick and easy summer salad, showcasing ripe sweet cantaloupe and honeydew melon, mozzarella and prosciutto. Dressed with olive oil, lemon juice and a touch of honey, this sweet-meets-savory salad can be served as a side dish or as an antipasti platter
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Recipe type: Side Dish, Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ ripe cantaloupe melon, seeded
  • ½ ripe honeydew melon, seeded
  • 1 ( 8 oz.) container of Mozzarella balls ( or fresh mozzarella/buffalo mozzarella, torn into bite size pieces)
  • 2 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh mint
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ Tbsp honey
  • 6 slices of prosciutto, torn into bite size pieces
Instructions
  1. Use a melon baller to scoop melon balls from the cantaloupe and honeydew, placing melon balls in a large mixing bowl. Add Mozzarella balls and sliced mint. Sprinkle with course ground salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil and honey. Drizzle over the melon and toss gently to coat.
  3. Plate salad and add torn prosciutto. Garnish with additional mint leaves.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅙ of recipe Calories: 171 Fat: 10.8 g Saturated fat: 4.5 g Carbohydrates: 10.4 g Sugar: 4.7 g Sodium: 181.5 mg Fiber: 0.5 g Protein: 9.6 g Cholesterol: 21.9 mg
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at https://www.simplehealthykitchen.com/summer-melon-prosciutto-salad/