Prosciutto and Melon Salad with Cantaloupe Vinaigrette

Prosciutto and Melon Salad with Cantaloupe Vinaigrette

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (1/2-inch) cubed cantaloupe
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 4 tsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 12 cups arugula leaves
  • 1 medium honeydew melon, peeled, seeded, and cut into 24 slices
  • 1 medium cantaloupe, peeled, seeded, and cut into 24 slices
  • 8 very thin slices prosciutto (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth.
  2. Place 1 1/2 cups arugula on each of 8 salad plates. Top each serving with 3 honeydew slices, 3 cantaloupe slices, and 1 prosciutto slice. Drizzle each serving with about 1 tablespoon dressing; sprinkle evenly with pepper.