Fig and Melon Salad with Creamy Lemon Vinaigrette

Felicia Sapountzis

Try this filling fig and lemon salad the next time you’re stuck on what to have for dinner. Packed with vitamins and nutrients, it is the perfect light meal to end your day. Top off with your favourite vegetables, feta cheese and bit of bread to touch the sides.



2 tablespoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon honey

1 teaspoon vinegar

1 tablespoon heavy cream

Salt and pepper


1/2 head red lettuce (washed and torn)

1/2 small tuscan melon (peeled, seeded and sliced)

1/2 small spanish onion (thinly sliced)

5-7ripe figs (quartered)



  1. Start off with the vinaigrette sauce by combining all the ingredients into a small bowl, then whisk lightly.
  2. Now toss the lemon, lettuce and spanish onion pieces into bowl with the vinaigrette.
  3. Serve with greens and combine with figs, melon and crumbled feta over the top.

Image and recipe via Not Without Salt