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Melon-and-Peach Salad with Prosciutto and Mozzarella

Photo: © Mark Roper
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Chef Andy Glover of Mission Estate Winery used smoked pork, but prosciutto is also tasty.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2-pound honeydew melon—seeded, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 peach, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons vin cotto or balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped marjoram
  • 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella, chopped
  • 8 thin slices of prosciutto (2 ounces)

How to Make It

  1. In a bowl, toss the melon and peach with the oil and vin cotto ; season with salt and pepper. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in the herbs and cheese. Transfer the salad to a platter, top with the prosciutto and serve.