Cantaloupe Prosciutto Mozzarella Appetizers

Cantaloupe Prosciutto Mozzarella Appetizers is easy to prepare and can be prepared before your guest’s arrival. This appetizer is a real crowd-pleaser.

Cantaloupe Prosciutto Mozzarella Appetizer

Cantaloupe Prosciutto Mozzarella Appetizers.

Cantaloupe Prosciutto Mozzarella appetizer is easy to prepare and can be prepared before your guest’s arrival.

It’s a gluten-free appetizer if any of your guests should be allergic to gluten.

The taste of these appetizers is sweet, salty, savory. I like to top it with balsamico glace for both taste and the visual effect it has. 

You could use other types of melon but I prefer cantaloupe for its taste and looks.

So what wine goes with an melon and prosciutto appetizer. 

Riesling is a perfect foil for this appetizer, in softly-dry to softly-sweet styles. Moscato d’Asti is light, frothy, fresh, and crisp and would be a delightful sip. If you prefer, a dry Rosé would be perfect or try a Beaujolais/Gamay or lighter Pinot Noir to set off the Prosciutto.

A quick note on wines. Wine is not an exact science. If you don’t like any of the suggested wines above drink the one you like for this appetizer.

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Now go make some appetizers.


  • 1 cantaloupe
  • 12 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 oz. mozzarella balls
  • 12 slices prosciutto
  • Balsamic glaze, for drizzling

Ok now, let’s finger food it

  1. Halve cantaloupe, then scoop out and discard seeds. Using a melon baller, scoop out 24 balls.
  2. Assemble skewers: Layer cantaloupe, basil, mozzarella, prosciutto, and a second piece of cantaloupe until you have 12 skewers.
  3. Drizzle skewers with balsamic glaze and serve immediately.

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