Crispy Parma Ham and Honeydew Melon Salad
Ideal as a refreshing starter with the combination of sweet or savoury flavours. Also delicious as an accompaniment with a charcuterie and cheese board.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: European
Serves: 2
  • 1 small honeydew melon
  • 200g good quality Italian Parma ham
  • 2 ripe nectarines
  • black pepper
  • sea salt
  • sprigs of mint
  1. Peel the honeydew melon and cut into chunks, removing the seeds.
  2. Place slices of Parma ham on baking sheet and transfer to a low heat oven.
  3. Cook until slightly crispy then set aside to cool.
  4. Wash and stone nectarines, cut into slices.
  5. Place honeydew melon chunks, nectarine slices in a small bowl, top with crispy Parma ham slices.
  6. Season to taste with sea salt and black pepper and garnish with sprigs of mint.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at