Fig, Gorgonzola and prosciutto salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This is the kind of starter you often see in Italian restaurants and is so easy to make at home. Figs, Gorgonzola and prosciutto are a classic combination and this would make great antipasto or light lunch.



  • ripe figs 4, halved
  • Gorgonzola or dolcelatte 100g, roughly sliced
  • balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp
  • watercress 2 handfuls, woody stems removed
  • prosciutto 6 slices
  • olive oil


  • Step 1

    Whisk together 3 tbsp olive oil, the balsamic and season. 

  • Step 2

    Arrange the figs, cheese, prosciutto and watercress on 2 plates. Drizzle with the dressing and serve.