Melon and Mozzarella Salad

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Check out this easy recipe for a tangy Melon and Mozzarella Salad that is great for summertime!

Ingredients:

2 oz prosciutto, thinly sliced (can also use ham sliced ham)
6 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 cantaloupe, cubed or balled with a melon baller
1/2 honeydew melon, cubed
6 oz fresh mozzarella, cubed
2 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil
2 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh mint
4 Tbsp. lime juice
2 Tbsp. honey
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Cook the prosciutto in 2 Tbsp olive oil in a skillet until crisp. Place on a paper towel lined plate and set aside.
  2. Combine the melon, mozzarella, basil and mint in a large bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix together lime juice, 4 Tbsp oil, honey, salt and pepper.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over fruit and toss to coat.
  5. Garnish with prosciutto.
  6. Serve on a chilled plate or bowl.
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