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Cantalope with Prosciutto - A summer tradition

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cantalope, easy lunch recipe, lunch, melon and prosciutto, melon recipes, prosciutto, prosciutto e melon, prosciutto e melone
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 66 kcal


  • 1 cantalope 1 cantaloupe sliced in 8 wedges
  • 8 slices prosciutto 8 slices prosciutto crudo or Parma


  • olive oil olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar balsamic vinegar


  1. Prepare the cantaloupe by cutting it in half. Remove all the seeds with a spoon. Then cut each half into wedges and peel them

  2. Wrap thinly sliced prosciutto around cantaloupe and arrange on a serving platter.

  3. Serve immediately or chill for a few hours until ready to enjoy.


  1. You can drizzle some olive oil or a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Add a couple of basil leaves to the serving platter. The basil leaves a pop of color and fresh aroma, however optional.

Nutrition Facts
Cantalope with Prosciutto - A summer tradition
Amount Per Serving
Calories 66 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 105mg5%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.