Nectarine, prosciutto and mozzarella salad

A sweet and savoury salad loaded with ripe, juicy nectarines and a sweet honey-mustard vinaigrette to finish.  A wonderful combination of flavours.

Recipe by Georgia Houston from GH Nutrition 
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves 4, as a side

4 ripe nectarines or peaches, stoned and sliced into half moons
7 slices of prosciutto 
250g buffalo mozzarella, roughly torn
Small handful of rocket leaves
1 pomegranate, deseeded 
Small handful of pistachio nuts, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoon white wine vinegar

To make
Pat peach halves dry with paper towel, then arrange on more paper towel until ready to use.
Heat olive oil in large frying pan on high. Add the peach halves and cook, turning, until lightly caramelised.
Stir mustard and honey through, then bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 minute. Stir vinegar through and season to taste. Transfer pan juices to a jug.
When ready to serve, plate up prosciutto, mozzarella, rocket, pomegranate seeds, pistachio nuts and peaches in a large serving bowl. Drizzle warm pan juices over. 
Serve with protein of your choice.

  • WHAT’S IN SEASON | APPLES: New season Gala’s and Ginger Golds. BERRIES: Strawberries scarce due to heat. Raspberries and blueberries good value. Blackberries available. Organic blueberries. CHERRIES: Last weeks. Fantastic flavour this week. CITRUS: Lemons still scarce should ease soon. Peak season for Valencias as peak of Summer means greener skin on Valencias. FIGS: Peak season for figs, great value and eating. GRAPES: Great range of grapes. Try Sapphire grapes. Thompson Seedless great eating. LYCHEES: Aussie lychees still in season, smaller fruit only. MANGOES: Ending soon. KP’s ended. Honey Gold’s and Calypso available. MELONS: Rockmelons very good. POMEGRANATES: Imported pomegranates only. STONE FRUIT: Great range of plums including Queen Garnett plums. Nectarines still good. ASPARAGUS: Last weeks price affected by diminishing supply. AVOCADOES: Hass, Shepherds and Reid’s all in season. BEANS: Particularly scarce with flowers being burned off a few weeks ago as a result of heat. CELERIAC: Beautiful firm and large celeriac. GREEN VEG: All affected by the heat. POTATOES & PUMPKIN: Sweet potatoes great choice for this time of year. White, purple and orange. TOMATOES: All good. Saucing tomatoes available. Great cherry tomatoes. FLOWERS: Foliage is great at this time of year. Ginger Flowers and Monsterio leaves our pick for look and lasting.