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Melon Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Prosciutto Recipe

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Melon Salad


This recipe for Melon Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Prosciutto, by , is from The Polito/Muscarella Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Paul Polito
Added: Thursday, December 25, 2008


2 oz Prosciutto, sliced thin cut into strips
1 T Olive Oil
1/2 Cantaloupe cubed
1/2 Honeydew cubed
7 oz Mozzarella cubed
2T Thinly sliced fresh basil
2T Thinly sliced fresh mint
3T Fresh lime juice
2T Extra virgin olive oil
1T Shallots chopped
1T Honey
Pinch red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper to taste

Fry prosciutto in 1T olive oil until crispy, remove and place on a paper towel to drain.

Combine melon, mozzarella and herbs in a large bowl

Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, shallots, honey red pepper and salt.

Drizzle over melon and stir to coat evenly

Transfer to a serving tray garnish with prosciutto and coarsley ground pepper

Service at room temp.

You can add some orageno and pine nuts if desired.

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10 minutes




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