Barefoot Contessa's 2-Ingredient Recipe: Ina Garten's Go-To Healthy Recipe for Summer by Donna John

Barefoot Contessa's 2-Ingredient Recipe: Ina Garten's Go-To Healthy Recipe for Summer

The two-ingredient recipe that Ina Garten (aka Barefoot Contessa) is eating this summer is going viral. Those two ingredients? Melon and prosciutto. 

"Melons from the farmstand are so perfect right now you don’t even need a recipe! I slice them, add thinly sliced prosciutto, a drizzle of olive oil, and S&P. So simple and delicious!!" she writes on her Instagram post. 

This refreshing and light recipe can be served as a snackappetizer or for lunchbreakfast or brunch.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes


  • melon (cantaloupe, honey dew or any sweet melon), cut into chunks or slices
  • thinly sliced prosciutto
  • olive oil (optional)

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the melon on a plate.
  2. Top with the prosciutto.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper, if desired.

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Plates $8 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Melon Knives $7 & Up

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Donna John
Yum! Throw in some fresh mozzarella, nuts and a glass of wine and it's dinnertime! :)
Elisa Schmitz
OMG yes, please! So simple and so good.
Very refreshing.
LOVE melon and prosciutto so much! Thank you.

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