Proscuitto and Melon Bruschetta

A simple and refreshing appetizer

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Recipe

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Yield
Servings
Recipe CategoriesAppetizers & Snacks

Ingredients

Prosciutto & Melon

3Cupcantaloupe, 1/4" diced
2Ounceprosciutto, sliced into fine strips (approximately 8 thin slices)
2Teaspoonhoney
1Teaspoonolive oil
1Teaspoonfresh mint or basil, finely minced
1Pinchsalt and pepper
 Eachgrated parmesan (optional)

Bruschetta

1eachnarrow loaf of French bread
1eachgarlic, cut in 1/2 crosswise
2Tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
 Eachkosher salt
 Eachpepper

Instructions

Prosciutto & Melon

  1. Combine ingredients and season to taste.

Bruschetta*

  1. Preheat oven to broiler setting.
  2. Place a rack approximately 6" from broiler.
  3. Slice the loaf of bread, on the bias, into 3/4" slices.
  4. Place bread in oven on sheet pan and broil until golden brown on both sides, approximately 2 minutes for the first side and 1-1 1/2 minutes for second side**.
  5. Remove to a platter and rub each slice of bread with garlic and then brush with olive oil.
  6. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
  7. Place a nice even mound of melon mix on a slice of bruschetta.
  8. Drizzle with olive oil, extra honey and high quality grated parmesan.
  9. **You need to watch the bread when under the broiler as it is prone to burning quickly.
  10. You can let the edges blacken slightly.

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