Arugula & Fig Salad Recipe

Fresh salad tossed with lemon citrus dressing and roasted figs.

Archana's Kitchen
Arugula & Fig Salad Recipe
887 ratings.

Arugula & Fig Salad Recipe is one recipe that is quick and yum to be eaten anytime of the day. This fresh salad is made with peppery flavored arugula leaves which tossed in some Citrusy dressing and topped up with charred figs and green beans with red wine vinaigerette. The salad is perfect to eaten during the summer or even winter season. As fresh figs are in season it is the classic combination to be had with arugula leaves as these leaves are packed with vitamins and potassium.

Serve the Arugula & Fig Salad Recipe as a healthy appetizer during any party occasion. 

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Cuisine: Continental
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Arugula leaves , roots removed and washed
  • 10 Fresh Figs , quatered
  • 1 cup Green beans (French Beans) , cut into 2 inch lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoon Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoon Sunflower seeds
  • For the dressing
  • 1/2 cup Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 2 tablespoon Tabasco Original - Hot Sauce
  • Salt , to taste
  • Black pepper powder , for seasoning

How to make Arugula & Fig Salad Recipe

  1. We begin making the Arugula & Fig Salad Recipe by washing the arugula leaves well with water and drain all the water and keep it aside.

  2. Next heat a small skillet, add the figs and let it sizzle for few minutes and a tablespoon of red wine vinaigrette and toss it over. Cook for 2 more minutes and set aside. Do the same thing for green beans as well.

  3. Then to make the dressing squeeze in the lemon juice and whisk in all the other ingredients till it it emulsifies.

  4. Drizzle half of it on the arugula leaves and toss over, check for seasonings. Drizzle the remaining over the green beans and figs.

  5. To serve carefully place the tossed arugula leaves on a serving plate and drop in the figs and green beans and sprinkle few sunflower seeds as well. 

  6. Serve the Arugula & Fig Salad Recipe as a healthy appetizer during any party occasion.