Prosciutto e Melone (Italian Ham and Melon)

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Italian Prosciutto and Cantaloupe Appetizer

An Italian favorite appetizer, easy to make and a wonderful party appetizer.

1 cantaloupe - seeded and cut into 12 wedges
12 thin slices prosciutto

Remove the outer skin of the cantaloupe; wrap each piece of cantaloupe with a slice of the Italian ham. Secure with toothpicks..........Serve cold.


Kathy Gori said...

ah yes, a big favorite here. have you ever made them with figs..and a bit of goat cheese?

Trent @ SmartShopIt said...

Very nice! Prosciutto (or any smoked ham for that matter) pairs nicely with melon. Cantaloupes are a good price right now. Finding them in the stores for as low as $.75 for a 2-3 lb. melon.

We posted an article on the SmartShopIt Blog on how to buy and store cantaloupe this week.

Cookin' Canuck said...

Such a classic, delicious pairing!

delightfullysweet said...

I love these!
Always a tasty dish...

Andrea@WellnessNotes said...

I used to make this all the time... But haven't made it in a while. Thanks for the reminder! :)

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