Sweet & Sour Antipasto

Sweet & Sour Antipasto

In Italy it is very common to serve slices of melon with ‘prosciutto’. It makes a very tasty dish, generally served as appetizer at dinners or parties.

I had some Serrano ham which I had bought from Mr. Meat a few weeks back and decided to use it in this recipe, giving a special twist to the traditional recipe by adding a sweet balsamic reduction and a few soft balls of my homemade coconut milk ricotta (I will post the recipe VERY soon).

The result was this tasty, beautiful, fresh and healthy dish. Give it a try!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 melon
  • 100 gr Serrano ham
  • 200 gr ricotta cheese (I made my own with coconut milk)
  • fresh arugula
  • Kalamata olives
  • balsamic reduction
  • a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil

Remove the internal seeds from the melon and slice it up

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Grab some Serrano ham

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and lay all that on a plate together with some fresh arugula

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Add some scoop of coconut milk ricotta (or cow milk ricotta),

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some kalamata olives. Drizzle some balsamic reduction and extra virgin olive oil

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and serve or refrigerate until ready to eat.

Love

-Dani

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