Jamón Serrano with Melon

Jamón Serrano con Melón

An elegant appetizer or party dish.

Prep Time: 30 min.[PT30M] plus chill time

Cook Time: 0 min.[PT0M]


1 fresh, ripe melon
12 thin slices of Jamón Serrano
1 carrot, grated
Juice of 1 lemon
1 scallion, finely chopped
8 tbsp olive oil
6 tbsp sherry vinegar
Salt and freshly ground pepper


Cut melon in half, scoop into balls with a teaspoon or melon baller. Mix in bowl with oil, lemon juice, vinegar and salt and pepper. Add the carrot and scallion, mix thoroughly and chill for 2 hours. Shape ham slices into cones and serve with melon.

Recipe courtesy of Spain GourmeTour magazine.

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