Melon salad
RECIPE
20 min

Melon, Bayonne ham and blue cheese salad

When shopping for this salad at the market pick heavy, aromatic French Melon with stem ends that yield slightly when pressed. Think of the melon as a two-for-one: It acts as a vessel while also being a bonus treat after you finish the salad. 

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Ingredients For

  • Melon
    Fruits & Vegetables
    French Melons
  • Bayonne Ham
    Meat products
    PGI Bayonne Ham
    8 slices See the article
  • 7 oz cut into cubes
  • Olive oil and blue background
    Oil & oilseeds
    PDO Vallée des Baux-de-Provence Olive Oil
    4 tsp See the article
  • x 4
  • x 4
  • x 2
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Cut the melon in half and make balls using a melon baller.

Set the melon balls aside in a large bowl.

Cut the Bayonne ham into strips.

Cut the blue cheese into cubes.

Roughly chop the mint and basil.

Place a few melon balls, some ham, some cheese, and some rocket in the empty melon half.

Season with olive oil, herbs, salt, and pepper.

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