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Fig and Mozzarella Salad (Fig Caprese)

This Fig and Mozzarella salad is going to become your new favorite twist on a classic Caprese salad. This is a Fig Caprese! Yes, we are talking figs with cheese. The ripe fresh figs replace the tomatoes, making this a fruity yet savory addition to your dinner table. What could be better than ripe figs, fresh mozzarella, good olive oil and fragrant basil? A perfect lunch or light dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 290kcal
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
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  • 8-10 ripe fresh figs
  • 2 fresh mozzarella balls approx 4oz/120g each
  • small handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  • Cut the figs into halves or quarters and arrange on a platter/plate.
  • Tear the mozzarella into rough chunks and arrange amongst the figs.
  • Sprinkle the fresh basil over the salad, then dress with extra virgin olive oil and the sea salt.


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 647mg | Potassium: 275mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 321mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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