Saturday, June 23, 2012

Cantaloupe & Prosciutto

(about 6 servings)

This has got to be one of the easiest appetizers to prepare. Wrapping paper thin prosciutto slices around wedges of juicy cantaloupe.

I picked up an enormous cantaloupe a few days ago and have been waiting patiently for it to fully ripen so I could prepare this elegant and delicious Italian dish.

1 fully ripe cantaloupe
12 very thin slices prosciutto

Wash the cantaloupe, then cut it in half lengthwise. Scoup out the seeds.

Slice each half into 6 wedges. Carefully slice off the rind (keeping it in one piece) from each wedge. Wrap a slice of prosciutto around each piece of cantaloupe, then place that back onto the rind.

The rind step isn't necessary, but I think it looks nice. :P


Marina@Picnic at Marina said...

It does look nice, and that cantaloupe is soooo juicy. :)

skoraq cooks said...

I soooo love cantaloupe with prosciutto. It is soooooo delicious. I also agree with Marina that your cantaloupe looks sooo ripe and juicy. yum yum :-)

Gerlinde in Washington said...

Thanks very much, both of you! I ended up with a perfect cantaloupe for this.

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