Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Prosciutto-wrapped melon is a classic Italian appetizer
Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Pasta Fits

Recipe Courtesy of Pasta Fits

When these simple flavors are tossed with pasta and spinach they make a delicious, quick and portable lunch or side dish. Double the recipe for a tasty party appetizer that will feed a crowd.

6
Servings
869
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

  • 4 Ounces gemelli pasta
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 Teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 Small honeydew melon
  • 1/2 Small cantaloupe
  • 12 Cocktail bocconcini
  • 3 Slices prosciutto, torn
  • 4 Cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 Cup fresh basil leaves, torn

Directions

For the Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Cook gemelli according to package directions. Drain and let cool completely.

Meanwhile, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper; toss with pasta.

Using melon baller, scoop out 12 small balls each melon and cantaloupe; add melon balls, bocconcini and prosciutto to pasta. Toss well to combine. Stir in spinach and basil.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
58g
89%
Sugar
14g
N/A
Saturated Fat
31g
100%
Cholesterol
182mg
61%
Protein
56g
100%
Carbs
31g
10%
Vitamin A
562µg
62%
Vitamin B12
5µg
86%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
14.1%
Vitamin C
34mg
57%
Vitamin D
1µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
113µg
100%
Calcium
1167mg
100%
Fiber
2g
8%
Folate (food)
83µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
83µg
21%
Iron
2mg
12%
Magnesium
86mg
22%
Monounsaturated
20g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
878mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
656mg
19%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.7mg
42.3%
Sodium
1645mg
69%
Sugars, added
1g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.6%
Zinc
7mg
49%