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Mixed Greens With Roasted Figs and Pistachios

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup; each person should get 3 fig halves)
Roasting the fresh figs intensifies the flavor and makes them tender but you can use dried figs in a pinch. Top mixed greens with a sprinkle of roasted pistachios.

Ingredients

  • 9 fresh (or dried) figs
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 minced shallot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 cup (1 1/2 14-ounce bags) mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup shelled dry-roasted pistachios

Nutrition Information

  • calories 244
  • fat 16 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 11 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 25 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 72 mg
  • calcium 97 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Toss figs with olive oil and place on a baking sheet.

  3. Roast until figs are tender, about 10 minutes. Cool. Cut the figs in half lengthwise.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk the extra-virgin olive oil, vinegar, shallot, salt, and pepper together. Set aside.

  5. In a large bowl, combine salad greens, figs, pistachios, and dressing.