Nectarine & Prosciutto Salad

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Nectarine & Prosciutto Salad

Sweet ripe nectarines pair with peppery arugula and a hit of salty Parmesan and prosciutto in this outstanding side salad.

Yield: 4 servings, about 2 cups each
Active Time: 20
Total Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 cups arugula, trimmed if necessary
  • 2 ripe nectarines, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese (see Tip)
  • 3 paper-thin slices prosciutto (about 2 ounces), torn into 2-inch strips
  • Freshly ground pepper (optional)

Preparation

Combine lemon juice, shallot, mustard, honey and salt in a large bowl. Whisk in oil until combined. Add arugula and toss to coat. Divide among 4 plates and top with equal portions of nectarine, Parmesan and prosciutto. Serve with a grinding of pepper on top, if desired.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: Shave hard cheeses like Parmesan, Pecorino Romano or Asiago with a vegetable peeler.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 212
fat 15 g (4 g sat, 9 g mono)
cholesterol 19 mg
carbohydrates 12 g
protein 9 g
fiber 2 g
sodium 611 mg
potassium 327 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (27% daily value), Vitamin C (22% dv), Calcium (17% dv)

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 high-fat meat, 1 fat

From EatingWell May/June 2012