Blood orange, prosciutto and mozzarella salad

Mood: feeling a bit extra and ready for some indulgence

Hi everybody! It’s been a while, lockdown is really getting to me now – I need to go out for a meal!! So to try and help I went a bit extra with the presentation and put together a gorgeous salad – perfect as a starter for a three course meal – pssst! Valentines is coming up, this is perfectly romantic!

Ingredients:

– Blood orange

– Proscuitto

– 1 tbsp ricotta

– finely chopped or dry parsley

– mozzarella balls

– pomegranate seeds

– salt and pepper to taste

Method:

1. In a bowl mix the ricotta with a teaspoon of parsley

2. Cut open your blood orange – I have specified how many as you may want more than one.

3. Remove the skin and separate into segments

4. Save a quarter of the blood orange to use as dressing

5. Tear up your proscuitto, again as much as you may like

6. Assemble! Smear your ricotta mix with a small spoon

7. Add the prosciutto

8. Add the mozzarella balls – these can be torn or whole if small enough

9. Add the blood oranges

10. Squeeze over the blood orange quarter

11. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds

12. Add your basil

13. And finally a sprinkle of parsley

The idea of this is that the pieces are all bite size so you don’t need a knife; just enjoy everything together on a fork. Yum!

Best served with a warm baguette Ana butter..

Raj x

Published by rajkgk9

Foodie. Love kind people. Love people that love dogs.

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