Mixed Leaf Salad with Mozzarella, Mint, Peach and Prosciutto

Jamie Oliver's simple yet delicious recipe for a Mixed Leaf Salad with Mozzarella, Peach and Prosciutto is full of irresistible Italian flavours, with the fresh mint and juicy peach giving it a real taste of summer.

Introduction

Try to get hold of buffalo mozzarella. I like to crumble a little bit of dried chilli over my mozzarella, but I’m a chilli freak and you may not be, so you don’t have to! And use any mixed leaves you fancy.

Ingredients

1 ripe peach
1 ball mozzarella, preferably buffalo mozzarella
A couple of slices prosciutto
Mixed leaves of your choice
Dried chilli flakes (optional)
For the dressing:
2 tbsp lemon juice
5 tbsp olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

To make the dressing:

Mix the ingredients together until combined and set aside. 

To assemble the salad: 

Pinch the skin of the peach and peel from the bottom to the top then quarter them. Rip the mozzarella into small pieces and place on a plate with the peaches. Lightly season. Lay a couple of slices of prosciutto over the top. Dress your mixed salad leaves and torn-up mint with a little of the olive oil and lemon juice dressing. Throw the leaves on top of the plate.

Calories 412kcal     Fat 35.4g     Sat Fat 12.4g     Protein 18.5g     Carbs 5.7g    Sugar 5.5g     Salt 1.7g     Fibre 0.5g

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