Prosciutto & Cantaloupe With Fresh Pesto


Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 5:11 pm
By: News 9


Prosciutto & Cantaloupe With Fresh Pesto

  • 1 cantaloupe, cut into 1/8 with peel removed
  • 8 slices prosciutto ham
  • 2 burrata cheese rounds
  • Fresh greens
  • 1 large bunch of basil, leaves only, washed and dried
  • 3 medium cloves of garlic
  • one small handful of raw pine nuts, toasted
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan, grated
  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  1. Wrap each piece of cantaloupe with a slice of prosciutto. Set aside.
  2. To make pesto: Place the basil leaves in a food processor or blender.
  3. Add in the garlic, toasted pine nuts, parmesan and pulse.
  4. Slowly add in olive oil till a sauce is formed while pulsing.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. To serve: Put a handful of fresh lettuce greens on a plate.
  7. Place two cantaloupe slices on top of lettuce and add 1/2 burrata.
  8. Drizzle with fresh pesto and serve.