Apple Salad with Figs- Mayo Clinic Health System

Recipe: Apple salad with figs and almonds

Dietitian’s tip: Figs are a sweet fruit with soft flesh and tiny edible seeds. They are a good source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. You can eat figs raw, with or without their peel, or use them in baked goods.

By Mayo Clinic staff

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 large red apples, cored and diced 6 dried figs, chopped 2 ribs of celery, diced 1/2 cup fat-free lemon yogurt 2 tablespoons slivered almonds 2 carrots, peeled and grated Directions

In a small bowl, combine apples, figs and celery. Add yogurt and mix thoroughly. Top with almonds and grated carrots. Serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving Serving size: About 3/4 cup Calories 89 Sodium 38 mg Total fat 1 g Total carbohydrate 18 g Saturated fat trace Dietary fiber 3 g Trans fat 0 g Sugars 3 g Monounsaturated fat 1 g Protein 2 g Cholesterol trace