Summer Dish Recipe: Asparagus Melon Salad

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I’m always looking for great, fun and easy summer dishes to serve or take to cookouts and bbqs.  Plus, I like doing something a little bit out of the ordinary that makes me seem like a better cook than I really am! I stumbled upon this one and thought it looked intriguing and delicious! I haven’t had a chance to try it yet, but it is definitely on my list. It seems easy to make and its healthy and light for the summer months.

Here are the ingredients to peak your interest and then you can head over to the Food Network site and get the full recipe and instructions.


  • 2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 small melon (about 12 ounces), peeled, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella or burrata cheese, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted* see Cook’s Note

Giada’s Asparagus Melon Salad Recipe – Food Network

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