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    Figs, blue cheese, honey and walnuts

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 0 minutes
    • Total time: 5 minutes 5 minutes

    Serves: 4


    5 tsp clear honey

    3 tbsp red wine vinegar

    3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling

    4 large or 8 small figs, cut into eighths or quarters

    100g rocket

    20 mint leaves, torn

    50g walnuts, toasted and chopped

    125g blue cheese, such as claxstone smooth blue or cornish blue, broken into 1-2cm chunks


    1. Put 1 tsp honey in a mixing bowl with the vinegar; season and stir together, then whisk in the olive oil. Add the figs, rocket, mint leaves and 2/3 the walnuts; toss everything together. Lightly toss the blue cheese through the salad.

    2. Divide between 4 plates and trickle 1 tsp honey over each one. Scatter the remaining walnuts over the top, then drizzle over a thin trickle of olive oil. Finish with a grind of black pepper and serve.


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