Nectarine & Prosciutto Salad

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine May/June 2012

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

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 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)

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  1. 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.
  • Tip: Shave hard cheeses like Parmesan, Pecorino Romano or Asiago with a vegetable peeler.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about 2 cups
  • Per serving: 211 calories; 15 g fat(3 g sat); 2 g fiber; 13 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 48 mcg folate; 18 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1358 IU vitamin A; 13 mg vitamin C; 146 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 634 mg sodium; 332 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (27% daily value), Vitamin C (22% dv), Calcium (17% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 high-fat meat, 1 fat

Reviews 2

August 11, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Great Flavor Great dressing and arugula mix. However, there are no cling-free nectarines where I live - trying to slice these resulted in bruised and mushed nectarine chunks, nothing like the pretty photo. Next time I will make this with cling-free peaches for easy slicing! Cons: Not possible to slice nectarines!
March 27, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Amazing Dressing I tried this the other night for my boyfriend and we both really liked it. Unfortunately, the nectrarines weren't ripe so they weren't too tasty with the salad, but I'll definitely try the salad again when they are more in season. We absolutely LOVE the dressing! I made the dressing today with apples, feta, and walnuts. Cons: Meat/ingredients can be expensive