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RECIPE: Mozzarella & Fig Summer Salad

This is the prefect summer salad for any occasion. Easily scaled up for a BBQ or party, this recipe can be a delicious side salad or healthy main.

This recipe was featured in The Herald on July 10th, 2018

Serves 2


1 x buffalo mozzarella

1 x large fig

1 x small fig

100g mixed cherry tomatoes

green & black pitted olives

50g red onion



1 x small clove of garlic

2 tspn olive oil

1 tspn balsamic glaze

1 tspn lemon juice

salt and pepper


1 Slice the fig into eight pieces and place into bowl.

2 Half the avocado and remove the flesh by scooping out with a spoon. Chop each half into chunks and add to the bowl.

3 Cut the tomatoes in half, slice the red onion before placing alongside the fig and avocado.

4 Crush the garlic clove and use a jar to mix it with the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

5 Shake the dressing well before pouring over the ingredients in the bowl and tossing well to cover all pieces evenly.

6 Add a small handful of rocket and a few basil leaves to the mix before pouring onto a plate.

7 Place a sprinkle of mixed pitted olives to the plate.

8 Drain the mozzarella before tearing and placing in the centre of the plate and drizzling with balsamic glaze.

9 Serve as main for one or sharing dish for two alongside fresh focaccia and a glass of Pinot Grigio.


Zara x