Melon salad with prosciutto and fior di latte

Melon salad with prosciutto and fior di latte

A delectable, refreshing sweet melon salad with salty prosciutto and milky fior di latte finished with a zesty, lemony dressing.
Course Lunch, Salad, Sides
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Melon and prosciutto salad, Melon salad, Melon salad recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 146kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 1 sweet melon
  • 100 g Prosciutto crudo
  • 150 g fior di latte
  • baby leaves of your choice

for the dressing

  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Halve the melon then scoop out the seeds.
  • Cut each halve into 5 wedges then remove the skin.
  • Wrap the prosciutto around the centre of each melon wedge.
  • Scatter the baby leaves on a large platter then top with the prosciutto-wrapped melon wedges.
  • Break the fior di latte into bite-sized chunks and place onto the platter.
  • In a small bowl, mix together all the dressing ingredients then drizzle over the salad.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 1mg