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Chopped Prosciutto Salad

Number of servings (yield): 4
Recipe Level: Intermediate

In the mood for a fresh and bright meal? Looking for a prosciutto salad recipe? Try our tasty Chopped Prosciutto Salad, and enjoy the salty, creamy and crispy components in each bite. The creamy red wine vinaigrette will pack a tangy punch that beautifully balances the rich prosciutto and cheese. Pack this prosciutto salad ahead for a revved up lunch at the office or serve alongside a savory dinner entrée with a nice glass of white wine. With so much deliciousness in one dish, you can’t go wrong.

  • 2/3 cup romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Prosciutto di Parma
  • 1/4 cup Provolone cheese, diced
  • 2 ounces Parmigiano-Reggiano, grated
  • 2 ounces tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 ounce red onion, finely diced
  • 1 ounce roasted peppers, chopped
  • 1 ounce button mushrooms, finely sliced
  • 1 to 2 ounces Creamy Red Wine Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 5 to 8 pieces, torn fried bread
Ingredients for Creamy Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried sweet basil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Granulated white sugar, to taste

In a large bowl, combine romaine lettuce, prosciutto, cheeses, tomato, onion, peppers and mushrooms; add creamy vinaigrette and toss gently. Season with salt.

To serve, divide evenly among shallow salad plates; garnish with torn bread pieces.

Instructions for Creamy Red Wine Vinaigrette

In a blender, combine mayonnaise, wine, vinegar, garlic paste, oregano and basil; blend until smooth.

Season with salt and sugar to taste.


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