prosciutto and honeydew melon
Total Time: 5 minutes. Dec 8, 2016 - Explore Dessert Homemade's board "Prosciutto and melon" on Pinterest. I actually just googled “origins of the word cantaloupe” to see which language English takes it from, and cantaloupe actually does come from French or Italian! We cooked a simple summer meal, and the night got away from us. each salt and pepper; whisk in the EVOO. I made this for a picnic and x4 the recipe then used what little was leftover cut into smaller pieces on top of a bed a baby salad greens with a light balsamic vinegrette. Wrap wedges of melon (cantaloupe or honeydew are best) with paper thin slices of prosciutto. Prosciutto – Prosciutto is uncooked, dry-cured Italian ham. For presentation, we like to top each piece with a seedless grape and skewer them with a pick. Years of romance language immersion has left the word melon far more accessible in my brain than cantaloupe. Yield: 36 pieces. Muskmelon or honeydew would also work for this classic appetizer pairing, but something like watermelon would not. See more ideas about Prosciutto, Food, Recipes. (Quality prosciutto is not slimy as some reviews note a slimyness) Love the sweetness of the melon offset with the saltyness of the prosciutto. P.S. Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad 9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating Quality produce makes this dish, Charentais melon, heirloom tomatoes and salty prosciutto marry beautifully. Prep Time: 5 minutes. Drizzle with a touch of balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze, then sprinkle with flaky sea salt. 1/2 honeydew melon, peeled and cut into 1-inch wedges; 15 mint leaves, torn ; Preparation. In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice and zest, honey and 1/4 tsp. We admit, this is not really a recipe, but prosciutto-wrapped melon chunks are easy to make, really pretty and everyone loves them, so we thought they were an appetizer worth documenting. These prosciutto and melon appetizers make a refreshing Italian classic extra pretty and feminine! Sprinkle the mint leaves on top and season with a pinch salt. Done! Drape the prosciutto onto each melon slice and drizzle with the lemon vinaigrette. Sweet summer melon with a bit of pear jam or preserves, wrapped with prosciutto, sprinkled with blue cheese and drizzled with honey. Prosciutto-Wrapped Melon. A simple arugula salad with marcona almonds would be lovely or even just a ball of sweet, creamy burrata with crostini. Use quality prosciutto and a good melon and you can not go wrong. Just try not to eat them all before your guests arrive! What to Serve With Prosciutto and Melon. With just 4 ingredients and a tiny cookie cutter, you can create these elegant honeydew and cantaloupe hors d’oeuvres in a snap. Honeydew is typically a little sweeter than cantaloupe, but since it’s paired with such savory flavors in this prosciutto and melon recipe, it’ll work just fine.