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Melon and parma ham recipe

Melon and parma ham recipe

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A gorgeous pairing of two delicate flavours - sweet and juicy melon with smoky slices of Parma ham. This is a great starter dish for a dinner party. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 200 calories / serving
  • Dairy-free


  • 1 honeydew melon
  • 2 x 88g (2oz) packs of parma ham, torn
  • 50g (2oz) wild rocket
  • pinch ground black pepper
  • 4 tsp rapeseed oil

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    11g 16%
  • Saturates

    2g 10%
  • Sugars

    13g 14%
  • Salt

    2.4g 40%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 13.2g Protein 13.5g Fibre 1.9g


  1. Cut the melon into thick slices and remove the skin and any pips. Then chop into large chunks.
  2. Divide the melon between 4 plates then add the parma ham.
  3. Scatter with a little rocket, season with black pepper and drizzle with the rapeseed oil.

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