Fig, Prosciutto and Pear Salad
Recipe Type: Appetizer
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Serves: 2
A show-stopping salad featuring luscious figs and prosciutto ham.
  • 3 ounces mixed lettuce leaves, washed and spun
  • 1 pear, peeled and cut into 8 pieces
  • 6 figs, cut into 6-8 pieces each, depending on size
  • 6 slices prosciutto
  • 3 tablespoons best quality virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon best quality balsamic vinegar
  • ½ – 1 teaspoon honey
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  1. Lay salad leaves in a large shallow bowl or plate.
  2. Arrange pear slices on top, and then figs.
  3. Tear each piece of prosciutto into halves or thirds and then roll each piece into a mini log.
  4. Lay prosciutto on top and then make dressing by whisking 3 tablespoons olive oil with 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, and a squeeze of honey.
  5. Spoon dressing on top and give the salad a good grinding of black pepper to finish.
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