Cherry, mozzarella, rocket and Parma ham salad

  • Gluten Free


150g cherries, pitted
3 tbsp olive oil
1½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 small orange, zest  and 1 tbsp juice
90g pack Parma ham (or other  cured ham), roughly torn
2 x 125g balls buffalo mozzarella,  torn into large pieces
4 large handfuls wild rocket


1. For the dressing, roughly crush the cherries in a large bowl with a fork  (or use a pestle and mortar). Stir through the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, orange zest and orange juice; season.

2. Arrange the ham, mozzarella and rocket leaves on plates (or a large platter), then drizzle over the cherry dressing before serving.

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  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 0 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4 (or 6 as a starter)

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,525kJ
Fat 30.5g
Saturated Fat 12.9g
Carbohydrate 6.4g
Sugars 6.2g
Protein 16.9g
Salt 1.8g
Fibre 0.6g

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This recipe was first published in Mon Jun 01 14:53:00 BST 2015.