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Marinated Fig Salad

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

Southern Living AUGUST 2012

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • 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.


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