Fig with Parma Ham Salad

Figs and parma ham are marry togehter as well as proscutio and cantolope. This is a delicous salad and easy to prepare for one to hundred.

Wine Recommendation: Suggest an Italian Pinot Grigio with this dish See The Mixed Case for details

Figs and Parma Ham

Portions: 4 Portions

Preparation: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 figs, tops trimmed and quartered (leave them joined at the bottom)
  • 6 thin slices parma ham (sliced in half lenghtwise
  • 100g mixed small salad leaves
  • 50g pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 tbsp parmesan shavings
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Extra oil and balsamic vinegar to serve .

Method

  1. Figs and Parma Salad: Toss the salad leaves with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Place a handful of salad on the centre of each plate. Place three figs on around the edge of each plate and tope each fig with a slither of parma ham. Sprinkle the pine nuts around the plate and the parmesan shavings over the salad leaves. Drizzle a little extra olive oil and balsamic vinegar around theedge of the plate.Serve