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
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 286
  • fat 23g
  • saturates 6g
  • carbs 11g
  • sugars 9g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 10g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 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


  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.