Minted melon, feta & ham salad


1 Waitrose Piel De Sapo Melon

90g pack Waitrose Wild Rocket 

7 slices Serrano or Parma ham

100g feta cheese, roughly crumbled 

2 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped 

Juice 1 small lemon

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


1. Halve the melon, scoop out the seeds with a spoon and discard. Slice each half of the melon into 8 wedges. Cut away the melon flesh from the rind, keeping the melon in large pieces. 

2. Scatter three-quarters of the rocket leaves over a large bowl or serving platter. Top with the melon wedges.

3. Tear each slice of ham in half then arrange over the melon along with the feta cheese and remaining rocket leaves. Sprinkle over the mint and some freshly ground black pepper.

4. Whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil then drizzle over the top of the salad. Serve immediately.

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,044kJ
Fat 16.6g
Saturated Fat 6.5g
Carbohydrate 13.2g
Sugars 13.1g
Protein 12.1g
Salt 1.9g
Fibre 1.9g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jun 29 14:25:00 BST 2017.