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A Hearty, Healthy Salad with Grana Padano

grana padano salad

Pear, Grana Padano, & Prosciutto di San Daniele Salad

Tenaya Darlington a.k.a Madame Fromage
Servings 1


  • 6 slices of Prosciutto di San Daniele
  • 1 pear
  • 2 tbsp of Grana Padano grated
  • 6-8 shavings of Grana Padano
  • 6 tablespoons of apple balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt & pepper


  • Place the slices of Prosciutto di San Daniele on a plate.
  • Peel, core and slice the pear and place on the prosciutto, topping it with the grated Grana Padano. Reduce the apple balsamic vinegar by 1/3 and whilst still warm add the same quantity of olive oil and stir.
  • Drizzle over the Prosciutto di San Daniele and pear and top with shavings of Grana Padano.

Tenaya Darlington

Tenaya Darlington teaches food writing at Saint Joseph’s University. She blogs at www.madamefromageblog.com and co-hosts tours with Cheese Journeys. While writing this post, she nursed a gin martini and nibbled a hunk of Pecorino Ginepro.

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