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Quick Figs with Cheese Recipe and Peppercorn Dressing

Figs with Grana Padano and pink peppercorn dressing

Published: August 22, 2019 at 4:01 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Adding finely grated Grana Padano to the dressing gives a creamy but piquant contrast to the sweet figs for a vibrant starter

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal180
fat10.9g
saturates2.7g
carbs13.6g
sugars13.6g
fibre3.4g
protein5g
salt0.1g
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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • 2 handfuls rocket
  • 12 ripe figs, halved
  • 30g Grana Padano, finely grated
  • 1½ tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp pink peppercorns, crushed

Method

  • STEP 1

    Lay the rocket and figs, cut-side up, on a platter. Put the remaining ingredients (except the pink peppercorns) in a blender and whizz until smooth (or use a stick blender). Add a splash of just boiled water and whizz again until emulsified.

  • STEP 2

    Spoon the dressing over the figs then sprinkle with crushed peppercorns to finish.

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