Recipe: Fig salad

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  • Green figs
  • Streaky bacon - thin; roll under rolling pin if too thick
  • Blue cheese
  • Balsamic vineagar
  • Salad leaves
  • Feta cheese
  • Blue cheese
  • Tomato
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Seedless grapes or olives - halved
  • Soft Goats cheese
  • Mint chopped


  • Pre-heat oven to gas mark 5
  • Cut almost half through each fig, squeeze blue cheese between, close and wrap with bacon.Seal with a cocktail stick.
  • Place figs on baking plate with the goat's cheese.
  • Drizzle Balsamic vineagar over the figs.
  • Bake for 15 to 25 minutes.
  • After about 10 minutes remove the cheese and after about 15 minutes turn oven to maximum to finish the figs.
  • Make salad of leaves and arrange on each plate. Scatter the other ingredients over the salad.
  • Put warmed goat's cheese in centre
  • When bacon cooked place figs in centre of each plate. .
  • Sprinkle mint leaves over the plates.
  • Eat.


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