Fresh Fig and Feta Salad With Toasted Walnuts


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5 mins (prep 5)
11 ingredients
6 servings
It's fig time here in SW France, and I have been busy making up new fig recipes, as well as making jams, pickles, alcohol steeped figs and chutneys with all our harvest! This was thrown together one Sunday afternoon as a starter for a lazy Al Fresco Sunday lunch - and since then I have had requests for it nearly every day! If you are lucky enough to have a fig tree, try and garnish the individual plates with a couple of washed leaves - it really adds a certain panache to the appearance of the salad! I have made this with Chevre - Goat's Cheese as well as Feta, and it was just as delicious. Amounts given are for a starter for 6 people - and assuming that the figs are medium to large in size; please adjust the quantities if necessary. Toasting the walnuts beforehand is well worth the effort, and if you toast more than is needed, any excess can be stored in an airtight container.

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Nutrition

Serving Size (80.28 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 323.38 Calories from Fat 240.3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26.7g 246.5%
Saturated Fat 7.25g 217.55%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 15.88mg 31.75%
Sodium 352.12mg 88.03%
Total Carbohydrate 12.75g 25.51%
Dietary Fiber 0.62 g 14.94%
Sugars 0.85 g %
Protein 8.24g 98.88%
Vitamin A 319.8IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 65.83mg% Iron 1.26mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh black figs, walnut halves, fresh
 

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