Marinated Fig Salad

Marinated Fig SaladRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick
Let the flavor of fresh figs shine in Marinated Fig Salad. An added bonus: this fig salad comes together in just a few minutes.


Makes 4 servings
Total time: 45 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes


1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon coarse-grained Dijon mustard
16 fresh figs, halved
1 (8-oz.) package fresh mozzarella cheese slices
4 ounces thinly sliced Serrano ham or prosciutto, torn into strips
2 cups loosely packed arugula


1. Whisk together first 4 ingredients and salt and pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Stir in figs; let stand 30 minutes.

2. Arrange mozzarella and ham on 4 salad plates or a large platter. Spoon fig mixture over cheese and ham. Sprinkle with arugula, and season with salt and pepper to taste.