Delicious and so easy to make is this fig salad with goat cheese and a super special raspberry dressing.

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Fig salad with goat cheese

Initially I saw a salad that was featuring rhubarb but the rhubarb season had long gone so I figured I could use raspberries instead. I also had some goat cheese that needed to be used so the recipe came together really quickly. I had not made a fig salad with goat cheese before and I thought the raspberry dressing really lifted it from ordinary to something really special.

For the salad leaves I used butter lettuce. It is maybe an old fashioned kind of lettuce but it is still so delicious and way better then ice berg lettuce. Which I hate. I have probably used that in a recipe or two, but never in a more recent recipe. Of course you can substitute the lettuce for any kind you like.

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Raspberry dressing

The bright red component of this fig salad with goat cheese is the raspberry dressing. I thought it was so good I would have loved to make it in batched but I do fear it won’t keep very well. So probably best to only make what you need.

It’s super simple to create; you just place all the ingredients together in a bowl and use a stick blender to blend them into a smooth dressing. Missing accomplished.

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Raspberry dressing


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Fresh fig salad with goatcheese

The raspberry dressing makes this salad special so don't skip it
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 100 gr butter lettuce or other lettuce to your taste
  • 2-3 fresh figs cut into pieces
  • 50 gr raspberries
  • 2 tbsp pistachio chopped and roasted
  • 1 tbsp gardencress
  • 75 gr old goat cheese use as much or as little as you like

Dressing

  • 50 gr raspberries
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sweet white vinegar
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • Put the ingredients for the dressing together in a stick blender and puree. Taste it and adjust your seasoning where needed. It is a slightly sweet dressing with a sour note to it.
  • Put all your ingredients for the salad on a plate and drizzle the dressing over the top.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Dutch
Keyword: goat cheese, raspberry
Diet: vegetarian

Nutrition Information

Calories: 370kcal, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 26g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 15g, Cholesterol: 17mg, Sodium: 144mg, Potassium: 450mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 21g, Vitamin A: 2673IU, Vitamin C: 22mg, Calcium: 115mg, Iron: 2mg

Disclaimer

The nutritional values above are calculated per portion. The details are based on standard nutritional tables and do not constitute a professional nutritional advice.

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