Easy Dinner Recipe: Fruit for Dinner

With summer in full swing and so many juicy fruits in season try an easy dinner recipe: fruit for dinner! I love prosciutto and melon so much that when I visit Italy it’s my daily order along with pasta. I wanted to add a little twist and that’s where the honey and burrata come in. Mix sweet and savory together to satiate your cravings with two simple recipes that are super quick to create. Making fruit the main ingredients in these dishes meant less time in the kitchen. Oh, and they both have prosciutto. It seems I’ve got Italy on my mind. Enjoy these summer fruits for dinner when you want a lighter dish.

Easy Dinner Recipe: Fruit for Dinner 

Prosciutto and Melon with Burrata and Honey


proscuitto-and-melon recipe

This recipe is so simple and there’s no cooking involved. Just simple ingredients and it tastes sweet and savory.

Ingredients and directions to serve two people:

One Cantaloupe. Cut in half, scoop out seeds, remove outer rind and cut each half into thirds. 

Prosciutto. 5 slices per plate. Place slices over the middle of the cantaloupe.

One medium size ball of Burrata. Break ball in half and stretch each half over the prosciutto. 

Honey. Drizzle honey over the burrata.

Optional- Grind a light dusting of peppercorn on top.

More Fruit For Dinner

Prosciutto Wrapped Parmesan Gnocchi and Summer Fruit Skewers


More of the prosciutto for a savory and sweet fruit dinner recipe. It takes about 15 minutes and if you use fresh parmesan gnocchi from Three Bridges you don’t even need to boil a pot of pasta.


8 peaches or nectarines

1 – 12 oz package of Three Bridges Parmesan Gnocchi

16 slices of prosciutto

1 tsp aged balsamic vinegar

Optional – a crusty bead cut into thin slices with parmesan cheese


Preheat over to 425  degrees.

Cut fruit into four quarters and remove pits.

Place a gnocchi onto the center of each piece of fruit and wrap with prosciutto. Secure with a toothpick.

Place morsels on a baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes or until heated through.

Place baked fruit, prosciutto and gnocchi morsels on to a serving dish and drizzle with aged balsamic vinegar.

Eat And Enjoy Fruit For Dinner!



LA Style Expert Alison Deyette is a TV + digital host and Los Angeles stylist who was recently named one of the top stylists in Los Angeles by Variety, WWD, Angeleno, and Modern Luxury magazines. Known as “The Fixer,” she can help you solve your fashion conundrums, take the reins of a home decorating transformation, or hand you the hottest trend without breaking a sweat. She also loves a delicious, easy dish – hence the summer fruit for dinner recipes!


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