Melon & Fig Salad with Prosciutto & Balsamic Drizzle

Number of Servings: 4 (0.401.70)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.

Get out your extra fancy pants, my good folks. This recipe will wow the fancy pants off your dinner guests, so they may need to borrow a pair. For all that it looks and tastes like the epitome of haute cuisine, however, this salad is really very simple to put together.


  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 4 cups salad greens
  • ½ lb. honeydew melon, peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced
  • ½ lb. cantaloupe, peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced
  • 1 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto, torn
  • 4 fresh figs, quartered


  1. Bring vinegar to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook until syrupy and reduced by half, stirring occasionally (10-15 minutes). Remove from heat.
  2. While the vinegar is simmering, whisk together oil, lemon juice, pepper, and salt in a large bowl. Add greens and toss to coat. Divide melon among 4 plates, arranging slices in a pinwheel. Top with salad greens. Arrange prosciutto and figs over salad greens.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic syrup to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6.30 servings per container

Serving Size 0.401.70

Amount per serving
Calories 10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 2.97%
Saturated Fat 11g 0.10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 22g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0.40%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 0%
Dietary Fiber 90g 0.00%
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 59.40%
Sugar Alcohol 4g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 8%
Calcium 0.7mg 6%
Iron 93.7mg 80%
Potassium 40mg 45%
Vitamin A 0.1mcg 8%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin E 0.2mg 10%
Vitamin K 51.1mcg 15%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 0%
Niacin 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin B6 39.6mg 4%
Folate 2.7mcg 1%
Vitamin B12 34.8mcg 8%
Biotin 0.3mcg 0%
Chloride 1mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 10%
Phosphorus 0.3mg 15%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 1.3mg 2%
Zinc 70.6mg 4%
Selenium 0mcg %
Copper 0mg SULFITES%
Manganese 0mg %
Chromium 0mcg N%
Molybdenum 0mcg N%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.



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