Sweet and Salty Fig Salad Recipe

Whether served as a main course or a side salad, this Sweet and Salty Fig Salad is sure to please.

November/December 2017

  • Serve this salad as a savory main course, or a delectable side salad.
    Photo by Lori Dunn

Yield: 8 side salads or 4 main-dish salads

Sweet and Salty Fig Salad


• 6 cups baby kale or spinach
• 10 figs, peeled and quartered
• 1 avocado, sliced
• 2 Roma tomatoes, quartered
• 1 can (15 1⁄2 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
• 1 red onion, sliced thin
• Balsamic vinegar, to taste
• Olive oil, to taste
• 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
• Goat cheese or blue cheese, crumbled, to taste


1. Place kale in large bowl. Add figs, avocado, tomatoes, chickpeas, and onion. Drizzle vinegar and oil over the top, and toss to combine.

2. Top with crumbled bacon and cheese, and serve immediately.

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