Mozzarella Salad with Parma Ham and Peaches

Fresh, fruity peaches and quality mozzarella cheese are combined with tasty results in this light salad by Frank Bordoni
By Frank Bordoni
Mozzarella Salad with Parma Ham and Peaches
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  • Serves: 4, as a starter
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 50 g almonds
  • 2 peaches
  • 2 large handfuls rocket
  • 8 slices Parma ham
  • 2 balls buffalo mozzarella
  • 8 plum tomatoes
  • olive oil
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Put the almonds in a saucepan and barely cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and drain the water away. Place the nuts on a tea towel and briskly rub with the cloth to remove their skins.

2. Halve the peaches and remove the stones.

3. Dress the rocket with a little olive oil and add a pinch of sea salt. Divide the leaves between 4 plates.

4. Top each plate with 2 slices of ham and 1 peach half.

5. Rip the mozzarella into rough pieces and scatter on top of the leaves along with the tomatoes and nuts. Drizzle over a little more oil and finish with freshly milled pepper.

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