Watermelon & Prosciutto Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

A light, crisp salad with baby spring greens, arugula, watermelon slices and bites of prosciutto dressed with a simple champagne vinaigrette.   


For the Salad

  • 4 C lettuce and spinach
  • 2 C Arugula, or other spring greens
  • 1 C Thinly sliced watermelon
  • 6 Slices of prosciutto, chopped
  • 1/2 C Sliced Almonds

For the Vinaigrette 

  • 2 Tbs good quality olive oil
  • 1 Tbs Champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbs lemon juice and the
  • Zest of half a lemon
  • 1/8 Tsp white pepper
  • 1 Tsp honey
  • Pinch of salt, to taste




  1. Add greens and arugula to your serving platter or bowl.
  2. Slice the watermelon and prosciutto.
  3. Toss the watermelon, prosciutto and almonds in with the greens.
  4. Drizzle part of the dressing (don’t overdress) onto the salad and toss.

The Vinaigrette 

  1. Add the oil, champagne vinegar, white pepper, salt, honey and lemon zest into a small bowl.
  2. Whisk all of the ingredients together until well mixed.
  3. Serve with salad.


Serve the salad shortly after adding the adding the vinaigrette to avoid the greens becoming wilted. 

Keywords: watermelon salad, summer salad, Salad on Sundays

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