Nectarine and Prosciutto Salad

nectarine_salad

Recipe: Nectarine and Prosciutto Salad

Summary: Sweet ripe nectarines pair with peppery arugula and a hit of salty Parmesan and prosciutto in this outstanding side salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 cups arugula, trimmed if necessary
  • 2 ripe nectarines, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese (see Tip)
  • 3 paper-thin slices prosciutto (about 2 ounces), torn into 2-inch strips
  • Freshly ground pepper (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine lemon juice, shallot, mustard, honey and salt in a large bowl. Whisk in oil until combined. Add arugula and toss to coat.
  2. Divide among 4 plates and top with equal portions of nectarine, Parmesan and prosciutto. Serve with a grinding of pepper on top, if desired.

Tip: Shave hard cheeses like Parmesan, Pecorino Romano or Asiago with a vegetable peeler.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Calories: 212

Fat: 4 g

Protein: 9 g

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Eating Well

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