Mixed Greens With Roasted Figs and Pistachios

Mixed Greens With Roasted Figs and Pistachios
Roasting the fresh figs intensifies the flavor and makes them tender but you can use dried figs in a pinch. Top mixed greens with a sprinkle of roasted pistachios.
  • Prep Time: Cook Time: Total Time:
  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup; each person should get 3 fig halves)

Ingredients

  • 9 fresh (or dried) figs
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 minced shallot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 cup (1 1/2 14-ounce bags) mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup shelled dry-roasted pistachios

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Toss figs with olive oil and place on a baking sheet.

3. Roast until figs are tender, about 10 minutes. Cool. Cut the figs in half lengthwise.

4. In a small bowl, whisk the extra-virgin olive oil, vinegar, shallot, salt, and pepper together. Set aside.

5. In a large bowl, combine salad greens, figs, pistachios, and dressing.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 244
  • Fat per serving: 16g
  • Saturated fat per serving: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 11g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 3g
  • Protein per serving: 5g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 25g
  • Fiber per serving: 6g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
  • Iron per serving: 2mg
  • Sodium per serving: 72mg
  • Calcium per serving: 97mg