(Warning there is a lot of discussion about melons and balls in this post)
NO NOT THOSE kinds of melons and balls!
GEEZ! Get your minds out of the gutter! :)
Doesn't this melon ball salad look delicious?
In short, it was. However, next time I wouldn't use such ripe cantaloupe, twas mushy.
Don't you hate that?
I can never tell when a melon is ripe...anyone have any tips?
In general the flavor combo was awesome.
I'm not a huge fan of mint, but it was very refreshing in this recipe and a great compliment to the salty sweet combination of the fruit and prosciutto.
Try this one...I'm going to try it again once I learn how to tell a good melon from a bad one.
Cantaloupe and Bocconcini Salad with Mint
1 ripe cantaloupe
8 oz bocconcini or fresh mozzarella cut into 1 inch cubes
2-3 thins slices ham or prosciutto cut into strips
1 T fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup torn mint leaves
Who needs a melon baller when you have a TBS.
In a large bowl, combine cantaloupe balls, bocconcini
prosciutto, and lemon juice
Season with Salt and pepper.
Toss salad with the mint, and serve immediately.
Logan Rating: ***