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Prosciutto, melon and bean salad with pesto

Prosciutto, melon and bean salad with pesto

Add a little sunshine to your table with this salad that can be whipped up in no time.

4
5 min
0 min
Prepared with:
Mixed Beans No Salt Added

Ingredients

  • 1 can 14 oz (398 ml) Del Monte mixed beans
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) basil pesto
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 c (1 l) mixed greens and/or sprouts
  • 2 c (500 ml) cantaloupe, thinly sliced
  • 2 c (500 ml) small coloured tomatoes, quartered
  • 4 to 6 slices prosciutto, cut into strips
  • 1 fresh mozzarella, torn

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, mix together beans with pesto, oil and lemon juice to coat well. Season and let stand.
  2. On a serving dish, separate greens and garnish with melon and tomato.
  3. Add cheese, beans and drizzle extra pesto onto salad.
  4. Garnish with strips of prosciutto.
  5. Serve immediately with a good slice of bread.