Dried figs in salad can be eaten all year long, but hear us out— dried fruit is the secret to no more boring salads (like the arugula salad with chicken below). Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs bring something special to the salad bowl.
We’ve made a list of our favorite fig salad recipes created by our friends at Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. You won’t want to miss them and there’s enough variety to try new takes on dried fig salads all summer long.
Warming the spices in a touch of oil is a pro move in this arugula salad with chicken because it deepens the flavor in a simple maneuver. Tossed with chickpeas and toasted almonds, our California Golden Dried Figs balance out this tasty salad.
This arugula salad with figs turns to umami flavor boosters of walnuts and Parmesan with salty prosciutto that combine with peppery greens.
Tuna salad is a classic, but this one’s got two twists. Fresh basil adds an herbaceous note and Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Golden Dried Figs add a touch of nutty sweetness.
Thick cut turkey and crisp bacon tumble with Mission Dried Figs in a chopped salad that’s filling and could be considered a cousin to Cobb.
Citrus brings this juicy salad to life. Oranges and grapefruit are treated with salt to draw out more juice, served with salted nuts and Golden Dried Figs.
Italian panzanella with a Greek twist, this bread salad makes features dry bread soaking up the dressing and tumbles with vibrant veggies and figs.
Baked goat cheese tops a salad of apples and toasted walnuts for the kind of salad that you could save for special occasions but makes any day extra special. You’ll love the mission figs and warm cheese with its crispy coating.