Prosciutto and Rockmelon (Cantaloupe) With Balsamic Glaze

"From Australian BH&G Diabetic Living - a lovely refreshing summer dish. The recipe called for Rockmelon but food.com does not recognise and I think cantaloupe is the equivalent - rockmelon is an orange fleshed melon. There is no cooking time (unless you are making the glaze) but if not serving immediately keep chilled in the refrigerator."
 
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Ready In:
21mins
Ingredients:
5
Serves:
8
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ingredients

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directions

  • Using a slicer, mandolin or vegetable peeler, slice the peeled rockmelon/cantaloupe into long ribbons and cut each slice of prosciutto into 3 long strips.
  • Roll up the strips of rockmelon and arrange on plates and then roll up the strips of prociutto and place on the rockmelon.
  • Drizzle the balsamic glaze and oil on the plates around the melon and sprinkle with pepper to serve.
  • BALSAMIC GLAZE (reduced balsamic vinegar), if you cannot buy you can make it by putting 80ml (1/3 cup) balsamic vinegar in a small non-stick frypan and bring to a simmere over high heat and then reduce heat to medium-high and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until vinegar reduces and thickens and this will make 1 tablespoon of glaze and if it is too thick, jusst add a little more vinegar.

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  1. Mia in Germany
    Awesome, loved this! Usually I have just cantaloupe melon with prosciutto, but this was a beautiful change. Will make it again!<br/>Thanks for sharing.<br/>Made for Healthy Choices Tag Game.
     
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