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Italian Melon Salad

italian melon salad
  • (3 cups) honeydew melon, cut into 1/2 in. cubes
  • (3 cups) cantaloupe, cut into 1/2 in. cubes
  • (2 Tbsp.) fresh mint, thinly sliced
  • (1 tsp.) fresh lemon juice
  • (1/4 tsp.) freshly ground black pepper
  • (2 oz.) thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into thin strips
  • (1/2 cup) fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shaved
  • Cracked black pepper, optional
  • Mint sprigs, optional

Italian Melon Salad

Honeydew melon and cantaloupe tossed with lemon juice and black pepper then served with prosciutto and Parmesan cheese on top.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes
Cook Time
No cooking required


  1. 1In a large bowl, toss together melon, cantaloupe, mint, lemon juice and ground black pepper. Place on a serving platter.
  2. 2Top with prosciutto, cheese, cracked pepper and mint. Serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 87
  • Total Fat 2.9 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 11.1 g
  • Protein 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol 11 mg
  • Sodium 271 mg
  • Fiber 0.6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Fruit/Vegetable Salads

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Pork, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.