Try this: Fig, honeyed walnut  & blue cheese salad

Preparation    15 mins

Cooking    5 mins

Serves        4

Fig, honeyed walnut  & blue cheese salad

What you need:

3/4 cup walnut pieces

¼ cup honey

2 tablespoons linseeds

125g mixed baby salad greens

6 plump figs, quartered

200g creamy blue cheese, crumbled

Red wine vinegar dressing:

1½ tbs red wine vinegar

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

What to do:

Step 1   Line a baking tray with baking paper. Heat a small frying pan

over medium heat. Add walnuts and cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes

until lightly toasted. Add honey and linseeds. Season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes until honey is bubbling. Spread the walnut mixture onto the baking tray. Set aside to cool.

Step 2   Arrange salad greens on a serving platter. Top with figs and sprinkle with blue cheese. Roughly chop honeyed walnuts.

Step 3   To make the red wine dressing, combine all ingredients in a

screw-top jar. Season with salt and pepper. Shake until well combined.  

Step 4   Drizzle salad with the dressing and gently toss. Scatter with honeyed walnuts and serve.