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Minted Prosciutto and Melon

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 4 pieces cantaloupe and 4 teaspoons marinade)
Prep: 10 minutes; other: 30 minutesA quick soak in sweet wine, honey, and mint is all the melon needs--any longer and it begins to water out and dilute the flavors.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sweet Italian sparkling white wine (such as spumante) or sparkling white grape juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 24 (1 1/2-inch) cubes ripe cantaloupe
  • 6 very thin slices prosciutto (about 3 ounces), cut lengthwise into 4 strips

Nutrition Information

  • calories 101
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • protein 5.3 g
  • carbohydrate 14.8 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 276 mg
  • calcium 16 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

  2. Remove cantaloupe, reserving marinade. Wrap cantaloupe pieces with prosciutto; secure each with a wooden pick. Serve with marinade for dipping.

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