Peach, prosciutto and mozzarella salad

By asweetmuddle
July 26, 2014
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Author Notes: The combination of sweet fruit, salty cured meat and creamy cheese makes this a delicious, summery salad.asweetmuddle

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 6-8 slices prosciutto
  • 2 peaches
  • 100 grams baby spinach
  • 2 spring onions (scallions), finely sliced
  • 8-10 baby mozzarella balls
  • 1-2 tablespoons almond flakes, toasted
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • good quality sherry vinegar
  • sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. Grill or fry the prosciutto slices until crisp. Leave to cool, then break into smaller pieces.
  2. Meanwhile, halve and peel the peaches, then cut each half into thick slices – between 4 to 6 slices per half, depending on the size of the peaches.
  3. Divide the baby spinach and spring onions between two plates or bowls, then arrange the peach, prosciutto and baby mozzarella on top.
  4. Scatter the toasted almonds on top, then drizzle with some extra virgin olive oil and a splash of sherry vinegar.
  5. Season to taste and serve immediately.
  6. Notes: You could easily use nectarines instead of peaches; toasted pine nuts or pistachios instead of almonds; and rocket (arugula) or watercress instead of baby spinach.

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