Shaved Cantaloupe and Serrano Ham Salad

July 9, 2013

Serves: 6
Prep: 10 min
Total: 10 min


  • 1 medium cantaloupe, skinned and seeded
  • 1/2 lb thinly sliced serrano ham
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

1. Slice melon into thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler, sharp knife, or mandoline.

2. Cut ham crosswise into 3/4-inch strips.

3. Toss melon and ham together in a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, then add thyme leaves and salt and pepper.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories 154.7 cal
Fat 8.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.1 g
Cholesterol 29.7 mg
Sodium 1053.1 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Total Sugars 6.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Protein 11.6 g

Healthy Recipe Courtesy of Rodale Recipe Finder
Photo: Marcus Nilsson

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