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Mediterranean fig & mozzarella salad

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
If you want to make this more substantial, you could serve some prosciutto or Serrano ham with it

  • Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 5 mins
  • Serves 4 as a main or 6 as a starter
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a main or 6 as a starter
  • Easy
  • Calories 286
  • Carbohydrates 11
  • Saturated Fat 6
  • Sugar 9
  • Protein 10
  • Fat 23
  • Fibre 3
  • Salt 0.3

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 286
  • Carbohydrates 11
  • Saturated Fat 6
  • Sugar 9
  • Protein 10
  • Fat 23
  • Fibre 3
  • Salt 0.3

Ingredients

  • 200g fine green beans, trimmed
  • 6 small figs, quartered
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 x 125g ball mozzarella, drained and ripped into chunks
  • 50g hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
  • small handful basil leaves, torn
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp fig jam or relish
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Method

  1. In a large saucepan of salted water, blanch the beans for 2-3 mins. Drain, rinse in cold water, then drain on kitchen paper. Arrange on a platter. Top with the figs, shallots, mozzarella, hazelnuts and basil.

  2. In a small bowl or jam jar with fitted lid, add the vinegar, fig jam, olive oil and some seasoning. Shake well and pour over salad just before serving.

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