Figs are not only beautiful, juicy and delicious, they’re also high in fiber and packed with minerals like magnesium and calcium. With figs as the foundation of this colorful summer salad, green beans play a supporting role and add a nice little crunch. Trust us – this salad is figgin’ delicious!
Fig and Green Bean Salad
- 1 pound green beans, tough ends trimmed
- 3 tbsp Chosen Foods Avocado Oil
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tsp honey
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 12 tiger stripe figs halved
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted
Prepare an ice bath with a bowl of ice and cold water and set aside.
Bring a medium saucepot of water to a boil over high-heat and cook the beans until they are bright green and have become slightly tender but still retain their crunch. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beans to the ice bath and shock until cold. Once cool, lay over a paper towel and pat to dry.
Whisk the oil, lemon juice, honey, and salt in a small bowl until combined.
Arrange the green beans and figs on a serving platter and drizzle over the dressing. Sprinkle the sliced almonds over top and enjoy immediately.