Parma Salad with Melon Dressing
- Total Time
A vibrant medley of vegetables and Parma ham, or prosciutto deliciously topped with a unique melon-based dressing.
uncooked asparagus6 ¾ oz, 12 spears
lettuce8 cup(s), chopped, mesclun
Casa Italia Prosciutto¼ pound(s), or other brand, shredded
uncooked bell pepper(s)1 item(s), medium, red, seeded and thinly sliced
cantaloupe1 cup(s), diced, chopped
vinegar2 Tbsp, tarragon variety
olive oil2 tsp
table salt¼ tsp
crushed red pepper flakes⅛ tsp
- Snap off the bottoms of the asparagus spears. Combine the spears and water in a covered microwavable dish and microwave on High 1 minute. Cut the asparagus into chunks on the diagonal.
- In a large salad bowl, combine the asparagus, mesclun, ham, and bell pepper. Puree the cantaloupe, vinegar, oil, salt, sugar, and crushed red pepper in a food processor or blender. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.