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Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad

Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Quality produce makes this dish, Charentais melon, heirloom tomatoes and salty prosciutto marry beautifully. Ideal as a sharing platter starter for a summer dinner party

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal174
fat9g
saturates2g
carbs10g
sugars10g
fibre3g
protein10g
salt1.3g
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Ingredients

  • about 500g different-coloured heirloom tomatoes , chopped into large chunks (smaller ones left whole or halved)
  • 1 Charentais melon , segmented and cut into chunks roughly the same size as the tomatoes
  • 12 slices prosciutto - the best you can afford
  • handful mint , leaves picked, shredded
  • crusty bread , to serve

For the dressing

Method

  • STEP 1

    To make the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Toss the tomatoes and melon together in a bowl with a little dressing, some sea salt and black pepper. Loosely lay the prosciutto over a platter and pile the tomatoes and melon on top. Drizzle with extra dressing, scatter with mint and serve straight away with crusty bread.

RECIPE TIPS
SWAP
Replace the prosciutto for a salty cheese, like feta, if you prefer.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2016

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