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Melon Prosciutto Skewer Recipe 2009-08-15 11:08:56

Brochettes of Melon, Prosciutto, and Fresh Mozzarella

If melon isn't your cup of tea, consider using another type of fruit. I've also made this exact recipe with ripe peaches.

Brochettes of Melon, Prosciutto, and Fresh Mozzarella

Brochettes of Melon, Prosciutto, and Fresh Mozzarella

Melon Prosciutto Skewer Recipe 2009-08-15 11:08:56

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup olive oil
  2. 1/3 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves plus sprigs for garnish
  3. 1 medium shallot, quartered
  4. 1 small (about 2-pound) cantaloupe, halved crosswise, seeded, cut into 6 wedges, peeled
  5. 6 small fresh water-packed mozzarella balls or one 8-ounce ball, drained
  6. 6 thin slices prosciutto, cut in half lengthwise, gathered into ruffle
  7. 6 8-inch wooden skewers

Directions

  1. Using on/off turns, puree olive oil, 1/3 cup basil, and shallot in processor until basil and shallot are finely chopped.
  2. Cut each cantaloupe wedge crosswise in half. If using large mozzarella ball, trim and cut into 6 cubes.
  3. Alternate 1 melon piece, 1 piece ruffled prosciutto, 1 mozzarella ball or cube, 1 more prosciutto piece, and 1 more melon piece on each skewer. Can be prepared 2 hours ahead; cover and refrigerate. Bring to room temperature 15 minutes before serving.
  4. Arrange skewers on platter. Drizzle with basil oil and sprinkle with cracked black pepper. Garnish with basil sprigs.

Serves 6.

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