Heirloom Tomato Fig Feta Salad

Salad

Heirloom Tomato Fig Feta Salad is a vibrant and flavorful dish that celebrates the best of summer produce. The juicy sweetness of heirloom tomatoes pairs beautifully with the rich earthiness of fresh figs, while tangy feta cheese adds a creamy and salty contrast. This salad is not only visually stunning but also bursting with complex flavours and textures. Whether served as a side dish or enjoyed as a light and refreshing main course, this Heirloom Tomato Fig Feta Salad is sure to impress with its simplicity and elegance.

Heirloom Tomato Fig Feta Salad

Recipe by subhajitkhara007Course: Food u0026amp; Recipes
Servingsservings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking timeminutes
Calorieskcal

Ingredients

  • 4 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced

  • 6-8 fresh figs, sliced

  • 100g feta cheese, crumbled

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Fresh basil leaves, torn, for garnish (optional)

Directions

  • Prepare Ingredients: Wash and slice the heirloom tomatoes and fresh figs. Crumble the feta cheese. Set aside.
  • Assemble Salad: Arrange the sliced heirloom tomatoes and fresh figs on a serving platter or individual plates, alternating between tomato and fig slices for an attractive presentation. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the top of the tomatoes and figs.
  • Make Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and honey until well combined. Season the dressing with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drizzle Dressing: Drizzle the prepared dressing over the Heirloom Tomato Fig Feta Salad, ensuring that each slice of tomato and fig is coated with the dressing.
  • Garnish: Garnish the salad with torn fresh basil leaves for a pop of colour and added freshness, if desired.
  • Serve: Serve the Heirloom Tomato Fig Feta Salad immediately as a side dish or light main course. It pairs well with grilled chicken, fish, or crusty bread for a complete meal.
  • Enjoy: Dive into the delightful flavours and textures of this elegant salad, savouring the juicy sweetness of heirloom tomatoes, the earthy richness of fresh figs, and the creamy saltiness of feta cheese. It’s a perfect dish for summer gatherings or as a simple yet impressive addition to any meal.