Fig and Almond Salad

Fig and Almond Salad

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Don’t forget to try this recipe when fresh figs are in season! the figs are tossed in with cubed apples and cucumbers, with blanched almonds thrown in for a nice bite. Lemon juice, fresh pepper and sugar make a heady dressing. Pass it around and enjoy.

Fig and Almond Salad recipe - How to make Fig and Almond Salad

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6 firm fresh figs (anjeer) , cubed
2 cucumbers , cubed
2 apples , cubed
1/4 cup almonds (badam) blanched , peeled and sliced
4 tbsp chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1 cup lettuce leaves , torn into pieces

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp sugar
2 to 3 drops almond essence
salt and to taste

    Main procedure
  1. Combine all the ingredients and toss well with the dressing.
  2. Serve immediately.

  1. Dried figs that have been soaked overnight can be used when fresh figs are not in season.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy181 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates31.5 g
Fiber6.9 g
Fat4.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium46.5 mg


Fig and Almond Salad
 on 19 Jan 13 10:27 AM

Toss a lot more figs in and remove cucumbers. Tastes even better. Love the taste of figs in my salad.