Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon

Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon. So refreshing and delicious! |

Say hello to one of my fave salads ever – Summer Basil Salad with prosciutto wrapped melon and fruit. Yum & YES plz. ??

Summer is officially here and that means we could all use a good salad recipe for BBQ’s. This bowl of glory has some of the best summer ingredients in it. It has the perfect touch of salty & sweet with melon wrapped prosciutto, a touch of tang with balsamic, and the amazing amazing taste of my favorite herb – basil.

Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon. So refreshing and delicious! |

Lately Drew and I have been doing a ton of grilling. At our house, with family, with friends. It’s easily our favorite kind of food! But I also realized I wasn’t getting much greens/salad in, so I decided to grace the blog with this beautiful bowl of color.

This summer basil salad is the easiest thing to throw together, is so dang beautiful to look at, and is a great summer BBQ addition! YUMZ.

Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon. So refreshing and delicious! |

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Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon

Flavorful summer salad with prosciutto wrapped melon, basil, and drizzled with balsamic. The perfect salad for your summer menu!

Servings 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Italian
Tags: basil salad, melon salad, prosciutto salad
Calories: 177 kcal
Author: Bethany Kramer


  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • 1 small cantaloupe cut into slices
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella balls
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, sliced thin
  • 3 oz prosciutto slices
  • balsamic glaze


  1. Add basil and mixed greens to a large bowl, top with blueberries, cucumber, and mozzarella. Wrap prosciutto around melon slices and lay on top of salad. Top with your favorite balsamic glaze and enjoy!  


Add any other vegetables or fruit if desired to the salad. 

Nutrition Facts
Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 62
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.9g11%
Cholesterol 21.7mg7%
Carbohydrates 21.1g7%
Sugar 13.9g15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Bethany Kramer

Bethany Kramer is the cook and photographer behind A Simple Palate. She found a deep love for food and nutrition after learning to cook from her mom at eight years old. Since then she’s been developing and sharing recipes from her own kitchen that are bold in flavor and nourishing to the body!

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