Biltong Salad with Figs and Blue Cheese Recipe

Assemble this stunning South African salad at the last minute for an impressive start to a meal.


Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time



Recipe Ingredients

  • SPAR Freshline garlic braai rolls
  • 1 bag SPAR Freshline mixed salad leaves
  • 8 preserved whole green figs
  • 8 piquanté peppers
  • 200 g very finely sliced beef biltong
  • 100 g SPAR Marksbury select blue cheese
  • SPAR balsamic glaze

Recipe Method

  1. Toast the garlic braai rolls on a sandwich press or over the braai.
  2. Arrange the lettuce leaves on 6 individual plates. Reserve a few. Cut the figs lengthways into quarters or eighths. Dot fig wedges here and there on leaves.
  3. Scatter the finely sliced biltong over the salad. Crumble the blue cheese and add it to the plates.
  4. Cut the toasted garlic braai rolls into wedges and serve with the salad.
  5. Finish with reserved leaves. Drizzle the balsamic over the salads just before they go to the table.

Hints & Tips

For a meat free option, substitute the biltong with sliced avocado