Coppa & Watermelon Salad

Every year one forgets how hot Durbs can get! WOW there have  been some real scorchers lately. In this heat no one feels like a big heavy meal.

Here's a fresh delicious salad that's quick to prepare and will certainly cool you down on a hot Durban day!


What you'll need:


  1. Roast the wallnuts/pinenuts on a pan.
  2. Cut watermelon into cubes, enough to full 4 cups.
  3. Slice 1/2 the red onion very thin.
  4. Chop the basil.
  5. Make a nest of 2/3 handfuls of rocket, then add your basil, onion and watermelon.
  6. Place about 12 pieces of coppa on top and gently turn it so it mixes slightly.
  7. Dress with your *vinaigrette and serve with grated Parmesan or Grana padano.


  1. 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice
  2. 1 Tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
  3. 2 Tablespoons of olive oil
  4. 1 clove of crushed garlic
  5. Salt and pepper to taste
  6. Mix well before you dress the salad.





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