Fig & Goat Cheese Salad with Bitter Dressing


For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup, il Fustino EVOO
  • 2 tbsp, il Fustino Casa Rangoni White Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp, honey
  • 1/2 tbsp, Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp, Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters
  • salt and pepper – to taste

For the salad:

  • 1 head, butter lettuce
  • 1/2 small, shallot – thinly sliced
  • 3 small, figs
  • 1/4 cup, crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/3 cup, Nutkrack Candied Pecans


Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk until combined, about 4 minutes, set aside.

Wash and cut the butter lettuce into bite-sized pieces, slice the figs into wedges and add to a mixing bowl. Top with the crumbled goat cheese, sliced shallot and candied pecans.

Pour the bitter dressing over the top of the salad and toss to evenly distribute.