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Bocconcini, prosciutto and strawberry salad

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1 bunch of watercress
5 tsp (25 mL) lemon juice
Splash of olive oil
Zest of 2 1/2 lemons
2 tbsp (30 mL) white wine vinegar
1 cucumber, cut into ½˝ (1 cm) thick by 4˝ (10 cm) long pieces
1 tbsp (15 mL) ginger, freshly grated or chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
4 Canadian Bocconcini, each cut in half
1 bunch of parsley, julienned
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil, (optional)
3 strawberries, thickly sliced
8 thin slices of prosciutto

Yields: 4 servings

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  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 30 - 40 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

By Dave Mackay

This elegant entree is a standout thanks to its colour and freshness. The flavours of strawberries, prosciutto, watercress and bocconcini marry to make a refined and enjoyable dish.

  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 30 - 40 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

Bocconcini is a pretty Italian name that means "little bites".


Ingredients

1 bunch of watercress
5 tsp (25 mL) lemon juice
Splash of olive oil
Zest of 2 1/2 lemons
2 tbsp (30 mL) white wine vinegar
1 cucumber, cut into ½˝ (1 cm) thick by 4˝ (10 cm) long pieces
1 tbsp (15 mL) ginger, freshly grated or chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
4 Canadian Bocconcini, each cut in half
1 bunch of parsley, julienned
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil , (optional)
3 strawberries, thickly sliced
8 thin slices of prosciutto

Preparation

Wash watercress, remove stems and dry leaves. Add 2 tsp (10 ml) lemon juice, splash of oil, zest of 1 lemon and 1 tbsp (15 ml) wine vinegar.

Season cucumber with salt and let stand for 5 minutes, discard any liquid. Toss with 1 tbsp (15 ml) ginger and 1 tbsp (15 ml) lime juice.

Marinate cheese with 2 tbsp (30 ml) parsley, 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil, 2 tsp (10 ml) lemon juice, zest of 1 lemon and 2 tsp (10 ml) wine vinegar.

Mix strawberries with 2 tbsp (30 ml) parsley, 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil, 1 tsp (5 ml) lemon juice, zest of ½ a lemon and 1 tsp (5 ml) wine vinegar.

Place all the ingredients on a plate, add prosciutto and enjoy.

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Bocconcini is a pretty Italian name that means "little bites".

Bocconcini is a pretty Italian name that means "little bites".

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 259 Calories
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrate: 6 g
Fat: 18 g
Fibre: 1.4 g
Sodium: 754 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 19 % / 207 mg
Vitamin C: 53 %
Thiamin: 20 %
Vitamin A: 19 %
Phosphorus: 19 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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