Easy Melon Prosciutto Skewers

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Appetizers, Sides
Melon Prosciutto Skewers

Summer is here and we’re all ready for picnics, barbecues and grilling with friends and family! Put together the perfect warm weather appetizer that everyone will love by making these Easy Melon Prosciutto Skewers. They may look fancy but they are super easy to make! Featuring a sweet and salty combination of fresh melon cubes and slices of prosciutto, these little bites are sure to impress your guests and become a regular on your seasonal menu.

This easy no-bake appetizer is ready in a snap, so you can whip it up quickly and then sit back, relax and enjoy the summer weather. All you have to do is layer melon cubes, cucumber slices, fresh basil leaves, prosciutto slices and mozzarella balls onto toothpicks. Finish these melon prosciutto skewers off with a drizzle of balsamic glaze and you’ve got a fabulous finger food that’s filled with fresh flavor!

Melon Prosciutto Skewers
Easy Melon Prosciutto Skewers are the perfect appetizer for your summer party.

Not only are these melon skewers delicious and easy to prepare, but they also fit into your healthy meal plan. You can enjoy two of these skewers as one serving for just 115 calories. If you’re on the Nutrisystem weight loss program, you can log them in your NuMi app as just one PowerFuel.

Healthy Hacks: Try grilling the melon before putting it on the skewers for a tasty twist on this easy app. Turn these skewers into a salad by tossing the ingredients in a large serving bowl instead of using toothpicks. You can also add some tomatoes to your skewers for a sweet and savory take on Caprese salad.

Looking for more fun and fresh melon recipes? Check out these other healthy melon ideas for your summer menu!:

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Servings: 6 (recipe makes 12 skewers, 1 serving = 2 skewers)

Calories per Serving: 115

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup melon cubes (watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew)
  • 12 fresh basil leaves
  • 12 fresh mozzarella balls (4 oz. total)
  • 12 prosciutto slices
  • 1 cup cucumber slices
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic glaze
  • Toothpicks

Directions:

  1. Using toothpicks, layer melon, cucumber, basil, prosciutto and mozzarella.
  2. Drizzle Melon Prosciutto Skewers with balsamic glaze.