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Fig Mozzarella and ham salad

Fancy fig, mozzarella and ham entré

This fig mozzarella and ham recipe is similar to the ones you see in fancy magazines and restaurants, just a bit healthier. It’s dead easy to make, arrange everything on the plates so they look pretty, for example curl the long cucumber slices around the wedge of cheese.


Serves: 6

Number of ingredients: 6

Difficulty: Easy

To prep: 10 minutes

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy: 422.5kJ

  • Protein: 5.8g

  • Total fat: 5g

  • - saturated fat: 3g

  • Carbohydrate: 6.9g

  • Fibre: 2.2g

  • Sodium: 203.1g


  • 100g buffalo mozzarella (that’s the big round mozzarella you’ll see in the cheese section of the supermarket), cut into wedges, one for each plate
  • 6 slices of shaved fresh leg ham
  • 6 ripe figs, washed and dried, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 teaspoons of honey (optional)
  • A few basil leaves, as many as you fancy, washed and shaken dry
  • 1 medium Lebanese cucumber, washed and sliced lengthwise with a potato peeler


  1. Arrange the mozzarella wedge, shaved ham, fig halves and cucumber on each entrée (small sized) plate.
  2. Sprinkle with basil leaves and drizzle with a little honey (optional).