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Rocket salad with ripe figs and crispy prosciutto

Figs are the food of love. Set the mood with this seductive, simple salad and show you care.

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Quantity: For 2


25 g pine nuts
4 tbsp olive oil
2 large slices proscuitto, halved lengthwise
2 ripe figs
50 g rocket
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon mild mustard


Making the salad: Toast the pine nuts to a golden brown in a hot frying pan. Spoon into a bowl and let them cool. Heat a tablespoon of oil in the same frying pan and gently crisp the slices proscuitto over medium heat.

Cut the figs open in a cross. Divide the rocket over 2 pretty plates and place a fig on each. Put the proscuittio next to the figs and sprinkle with pine nuts.

Making the dressing: Mix the remaining oil, vinegar, mustard together well and season with salt and pepper.

Pour the dressing over the figs and rocket and serve.