Make this speedy fig salad for a veggie starter, then check out our fig and goat's cheese salad, baked feta and fig salad and fig and mozzarella salad.


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


  • 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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