Fig, pear and goat’s cheese salad

Fig, pear and goat’s cheese salad
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Ready in 15 minutes

This salad recipe includes walnuts, which are rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and also provide protein while figs and pears contain an abundance of fibre. A perfect summer salad.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
334kcals
Fat
25.7g (9.6g saturated)
Protein
12.2g
Carbohydrates
14.5g (13.7g sugars)
Salt
0.7g
Calories
334kcals
Fat
25.7g (9.6g saturated)
Protein
12.2g
Carbohydrates
14.5g (13.7g sugars)
Salt
0.7g

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh figs, cut into quarters
  • 50g walnut halves
  • 175g goat’s cheese log, broken into pieces
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 pears, cored and thickly sliced
  • 70g bag of rocket

Method

  1. Heat the grill to medium. Place the figs, walnut halves and goat’s cheese on a lined baking tray, then grill for 5-6 minutes, to soften the figs and cheese and bring out all the flavours.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, lemon juice, olive oil, mustard and some freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Place the pears and rocket in a large bowl and toss together with the dressing. Divide among 4 plates and top with the grilled figs, walnuts and goat’s cheese.

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