Fig Salad
 
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Figs are so sweet and hearty, they always satisfy my sweet tooth. Here, they're combined with the earthy flavor of bulgur and spicy arugula.
Servings: 10 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 cups dried figs
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup bulgur wheat, grind #2
  • 6 cups fresh arugula
  • 1 cup plain walnuts
  • 2 TB. honey
  • 3 TB. red wine vinegar
  • 3 TB. extra-virgin olive oil
  • [1/2] tsp. salt
  • [1/2] tsp. fresh ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, add figs. Pour hot water over figs, set aside to soak for 30 minutes, and drain. Cut figs into quarters.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add bulgur wheat, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 15 minutes or until all of water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork, and let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, add arugula, figs, bulgur wheat, and walnuts.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together honey, red wine vinegar, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, and black pepper.
  5. Pour dressing over arugula mixture, and toss to coat.
  6. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 cups Calories: 440 Fat: 24g Saturated fat: 3g Carbohydrates: 56g Sodium: 249mg Fiber: 9g Protein: 7g Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by Dedemed at https://dedemed.com/mediterranean/fig-salad/