Fig, Tomato and Walnut Salad

Figs go well with honey, sweet balsamic vinegar, creamy blue cheese and goats cheese. This simple salad mainly included ingredients I needed up use up, but it is worth experimenting with other flavour combinations. The walnuts add a nice crunch, but you could as easily use pine nuts.

Fig, tomato and walnut salad

Ingredients (serves 2)

6 fresh figs (quartered)
1 handful of fresh spinach leaves
1 handful of mixed salad leaves
1 handful of walnuts (slightly crushed)
200g baby tomatoes (quartered)
2tbsp runny honey
1 glug of balsamic vinegar
1tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt/pepper

Method

Combine all the green leaves before adding the tomatoes, figs and walnuts. Then mix the rest of the ingredients thoroughly for the dressing before drizzling on top.

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