Figs are high in natural sugars, minerals and soluble fibre. Figs are also good sources of minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and copper. They also contain small amounts of antioxidant vitamins A, E and K that contribute to health and wellness.
200g fine green beans, trimmed
6 figs, quartered
1 spring onion, thinly sliced
1 x 105g ball mozzarella, drained and chopped or torn into chunks
50g hazelnuts, toasted and smashed
1 handful basil leaves, torn
3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp fig relish
3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
WHAT TO DO
In a large pot of boiling water, blanch the beans for 5 mins. Drain and rinse in cold water. Halve the
beans and dry with some kitchen paper. Arrange in a serving bowl with the figs, spring onions,
mozzarella, hazelnuts and basil around and on top of the green beans.
In a jar with fitted lid, add the vinegar, fig relish, olive oil and some seasoning. Shake well and pour
over salad just before serving.
IE-CH-1020(1) Date of Preparation January 2023