Melon, cucumber and Parma ham salad with basil vinaigrette

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 0 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes
  • Serves:4


    25g pack basil, roughly chopped 
    tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1 tbsp red wine vinegar
    1 Waitrose & Partners Cantaloupe Melon (about 900g)
    1 cucumber
    83g pack Parma ham
    30g pecorino, shaved


    1. Whizz the basil, oil and vinegar in a small food processor; season and set aside. Halve the melon, scoop out the seeds, slice into thin wedges then cut away the skin. Peel the cucumber and halve lengthways. Scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon and discard, then cut into chunky slices. Arrange the melon, cucumber, Parma ham and pecorino on a large serving plate, layering up and splashing with the vinaigrette in between.

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