Biltong Salad with Sweet Figs and Blue Cheese

Recipe for a quick and easy Biltong Salad with figs, creamy blue cheese and balsamic vinaigrette. Makes a great entree.


  • 2 punnets rocket leaves
  • 8 preserved whole green figs
  • 200 g very finely sliced (paper thin) beef biltong semi-dry
  • 100 g or 125 g wedge of creamy blue cheese
  • Ina Paarman’s Balsamic Vinaigrette


  • Line 8 medium size plates with rocket leaves. Reserve a few.
  • Cut the figs lengthways into quarters or eighths. Dot fig wedges here and there on leaves.
  • Scatter the finely sliced biltong over the salad. Crumble the blue cheese and add it to the plates.
  • Finish with reserved rocket leaves. Shake the vinaigrette well and drizzle over the salads just before they go to the table.
  • Recipe from all4recipes