Cherry, mozzarella, rocket and Parma ham salad

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

Serves: 4 (or 6 as a starter)


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.