Thursday, November 10, 2016

Fig and Mixed Green Salad

This is a simple salad, using figs from my garden and salad greens and tomatoes from my farm. My little fig tree that is about 5 years old, produced weeks of amazing figs and saved us money buying them. If you live in a region that gets colder winters its good to plant a fig tree close to your house so it gets a little micro climate. 


for one plate-
  • 1-2 figs sliced
  • a generous handful of mixed salad greens, my mix has arugula, lettuce, spinach, mizuna and pea shoots.
  • one small tomato sliced
  • a few slices of cucumber
  • a dash of balsamic vinegar 
  • a dash of extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • a few pieces of feta cheese

  1. chop all of the salad ingredients
  2. add to the plate arrange, drizzle with oil and vinegar and add feta
  3. enjoy

Aren't simple in season salads the best?

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