When it is hot who wants to spend ages in the kitchen?
For as much as you can love cooking at this time of year it can be hard to stand by the cooker for too long. Cold meals are the answer.
Increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables can help with the heat. In other words your summer diet should be quite different to what you eat in the winter.
Today I made this melon, mozzarella, tomato and parma ham salad which I had for lunch with toasted bread. It was light and nutritious.
Use a melon baller to make little balls with the melon but if you don't have one you can just cut the melon into cubes.
Have a nice weekend!
- Prep Time : 15 minutes
Slice the melon in half, with the help of a spoon remove the seeds and with a melon baller make small balls.
Drain the mozzarella and cut it into chunks. Slice the tomato. Wash the basil. Put the melon, tomato with the mozzarella in a bowl. Dress with olive oil, a pinch of salt and pepper and the vinegar and mix well.
Cut the ham into strips, add it to the salad, decorate with basil leaves and serve.
I am entering this to "Simple and in Season".