Melon & Prosciutto Salad

This summer salad is the ideal dish if you’re looking for a lighter salad or dinner.


For the salad

  • 12 slices of prosciutto
  • 1 cantaloupe melon, cut into chunks
  • 1 gem lettuce, shredded
  • Handful mint leaves, shredded

For the dressing

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar or sherry


  1. Make the dressing. Whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl with a balloon whisk, then set to one side.
  2. Toss the shredded lettuce, mint, melon, and prosciutto together in a large bowl with a little of the dressing. Serve with some crusty bread.

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