Learn about our COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

Minestrone & Prosciutto Salad

Minestrone & Prosciutto Salad

Minestrone & Prosciutto Salad

Pasta, beans and a variety of roasted veggies transform into this soup-inspired salad with a surprise topping of crispy baked prosciutto!
Course Salad
Cuisine Pasta
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bag Fresh Express Premium Romaine
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt plus more for seasoning
  • 8 ounces orriechetti or Fusilli pasta
  • 4 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 carrots peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 ounces green beans cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 Zucchini cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 8 petite basil leaves
  • 1 can cooked kidney beans, (15-oz) rinsed and drained
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto

Instructions
 

  • Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil.
  • Add a teaspoon of salt to the boiling water.
  • Add pasta, and cook until al dente, eight to 10 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat two tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion and garlic, and cook for two minutes.
  • Add carrots and cauliflower, and cook until softened, about three minutes.
  • Add green beans and zucchini, and cook another three minutes.
  • Transfer to a medium bowl, and place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to cool.
  • Meanwhile, lay the sliced prosciutto on a baking sheet and cook at 350 degrees for eight to 12 minutes, just until crisp.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool.
  • Remove the minestrone from the refrigerator, and stir in remaining olive oil, vinegar, tomatoes, basil, beans and pasta.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place Fresh Express Premium Romaine on four plates and top with the chilled minestrone mixture and the crispy prosciutto.
  • Serve immediately.
Keywords Dairy Free, Nut Free, On-the-Go, Regional & Ethnic, Romaine, Salads, Soy Free
Made with
Premium Romaine

Recipe Suggestions

Caprese Candy Cane

Caprese Candy Cane Salad

Serves 6
15 mins
Pouched Pear Star Salad

Poached Pear Star Salad

Serves 4
35 mins
Spinach Christmas Tree Salad

Spinach Christmas Tree Salad

Serves 6
More Recipes
SHARE
Our website uses cookies
This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website consent you to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. Learn more about our Cookie policy
accept all cookies