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Roasted Fig Salad

Honey roasted figs, gorgonzola, and mixed greens are topped with a balsamic-dijon vinaigrette.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people


For the salad

  • 6 ounces mixed greens
  • 4 ounces gorgonzola dolce cubed
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 8 medium figs halved

For the vinaigrette

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


For the vinaigrette

  • To a small mixing bowl, add the Dijon, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper and whisk until combined.
  • Slowly drizzle the extra virgin olive oil into the vinegar mixture, whisking continuously until combined.

For the salad

  • Preheat the oven to 400f. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, placing the figs on top.
  • Drizzle the figs with honey and roast for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • To a serving platter, add the mixed greens and roasted figs. Drizzle with the vinaigrette.
  • Top with the cubed gorgonzola dolce and serve immediately. Enjoy!


  • The figs can be roasted ahead of time and served at room temperature.
  • The vinaigrette can be made up to 3 days ahead of time.
  • If using pre-crumbled gorgonzola, there is no need to cube it.  


Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.7g | Protein: 7.9g | Fat: 33.8g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 653mg | Potassium: 342mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 21.7g | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 2mg