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Grilled Figs Arugula Salad with Roasted Pepper Vinaigrette

 
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Fresh figs are all over the market right now. This grilled figs arugula salad is ideal for you to enjoy these sweet seasonal figs.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

8

min

Cook

4

min

Ready

15

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
8 each figs
freshly halved
8 cups arugula (roquette)
½ cup gouda cheese
shaved with a vegetable peeler, or shredded
*
Vinaigrette:
1 each roasted red bell peppers
diced
4 tablespoons basil
freshly sliced
4 tablespoons olive oil, extra-virgin
1 ½ tablespoons red wine vinegar
½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 small garlic cloves
minced, optional
*
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
*

Directions

In a medium nonstick skillet, add the olive oil over medium to medium-high heat until hot.

Add the halved figs, cut side down, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until nicely browned.

Remove from the heat and set aside with the cut sides up.

Whisk together all the dressing ingredients in a bowl until well blended.

In a large bowl, gently toss the arugula with ⅔ of vinaigrette until well coated.

Divide the arugula among the serving plates.

Place 4 halved figs and 2 tablespoons of cheese over each bed of greens.

Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette.

Serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 176g (6.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21462% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 8% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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