Prosciutto, Orange, Mint and Rocket Salad


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– Prosciutto, Orange, Mint and Rocket Salad –

This salad that can be served as a main dish or side salad. I love the taste of the creamy bocconcini, sweet citrus and salty prosciutto all together.

Serves:

2 people as a main dish or 4 people as a side salad

Preparation Time:

15 minutes

Cooking Time:

NA

Time to table:

15 minutes

Number of Ingredients:

9

Equipment:

NA

Ingredients:

60g rocket

1 orange

10 cherry bocconcini (110g)

10 fresh mint leaves

10g parmesan cheese (Shaved)

80g prosciutto

1 lemon

100g extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

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Preparation:

  • Grab all of your ingredients.
  • Tear your bocconcini in half and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Tear the mint leaves into thirds.
  • Shave your parmesan cheese (or use pre shaved).
  • Cut the top and the tail off the oranges and remove the skin. Cut into 1 cm slices and then into small segments.

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  • Put together your dressing in a jar using the juice of the lemon and the olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste and shake to combine.

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Method:

1. Add 1/3  of the rocket to the bowl.

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2.  Add 1/3 of the prosciutto, you will have to tear it up as you put it in to make sure it doesn’t stick together.

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3. Sprinkle with 1/3 of each of the remaining ingredients: parmesan cheese, orange, mint and bocconcini.

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4. Repeat the process with half of the remaining ingredients.

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5. And finally do a third layer, doing it this way make sure nothing sticks together and that you get an even spread of the ingredients.

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6. Dress using as much of the dressing as you like.

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Hints and Tips:

  • Rocket is available from the shop in a 60g bag.
  • You can drizzle over some aged balsamic vinegar if you like.
  • If you want an extra lemon or orange hit, grate some of the rind prior to using them to make the salad and sprinkle over to finish.


Categories: Mixing, Mixing Bowl - Salad, Prosciutto, Salad, Summer Menu, Time to Table: 15 minutes and under

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