Melon and Avocado Salad

A Melon and Avocado salad with a wonderfully refreshing mint dressing and tasty Parma ham crisps.

Melon and Avocado Salad

Servings: 4


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/2 cantaloupe melon
  • 4-5 slices Parma ham


  • Grill the Parma ham until crisp, then break it up into small pieces.
  • In a jar, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, and honey, put the lid on the jar and shake until well mixed. Add the mint and shake again.
  • Cut the avocados in half and remove the pit. Dice the flesh and add them to a bowl. Quarter the melon, remove the seeds. Cut the melon into junks and add to the bowl. Pour over the dressing and mix well.
  • Just before serving, sprinkle the broken-up Parma ham into the salad and mix it in.
  • Garnish with more fresh mint, if desired

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