Mixed Greens With Roasted Figs and Pistachios

Mixed Greens With Roasted Figs and Pistachios


  • 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


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.

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  • 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.
  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup; each person should get 3 fig halves)

Nutritional 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