Spicy Melon Salad with Mint and Ricotta Salata

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 Crenshaw melon peeled, seeded and diced into 1-inch cubes

1 cantaloupe peeled, seeded and diced into 1-inch cubes

2 teaspoons chili flakes

3 tablespoons freshly chopped mint leaves

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 cup shaved ricotta salata cheese


  1. In a large nonreactive mixing bowl, combine the melons, chili flakes, mint, olive oil, and season, to taste, with gray salt and pepper. Serve immediately topped with the shaved ricotta salata.

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