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The Best Watermelon Appetizers with Prosciutto (Easy Recipe)

These tasty appetizers with prosciutto feature sweet bites of watermelon paired with salty Pecorino Romano and meaty Italian ham that makes for a bold yet easy appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Appetizers with Prosciutto, Watermelon Skewers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Ali Randall


  • 1/4 watermelon, chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 4- ounce wedge of Pecorino Romano cheese, cut into thin squares
  • 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped into bite-sized squares
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Olive oil


  • Arrange the watermelon cubes on a platter.
  • Top each piece of watermelon with a square of cheese and fold a bite of chopped prosciutto on top.
  • Secure each morsel with a wooden appetizer skewer.
  • Drizzle each appetizer with olive oil and sprinkle with fresh ground pepper.


[Updated April 2022]