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Fig & Arugula Salad with Blue Cheese & Prosciutto | Craving Something Healthy

Fig & Arugula Salad with Blue Cheese & Prosciutto

The best and prettiest salad to make when fresh figs are in season
Course Salad
Keyword arugula, dinner salads, figs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 426kcal
Author Craving Something Healthy


  • 2 cups arugula loosely packed
  • 3 fresh, ripe figs sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-2 slices prosciutto trimmed of fat and cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 ounce toasted pecans small handful
  • 1 tablespoon blue cheese crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze


  • In a mixing bowl, toss the arugula, sliced figs and olive oil.
  • Place the strips of prosciutto on a microwave-safe plate lined with a paper towel, and microwave the prosciutto on high for about 45-60 seconds or until it is slightly crispy.
  • Add the warm prosciutto, pecans and blue cheese to the arugula and figs. Toss well to combine.
  • Drizzle about a tablespoon of the balsamic glaze (more or less) over the salad and serve.


Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 554mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 1216IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 2mg