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Recipe: Apple salad with figs and almonds

Updated: 05-01-2013

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.


Serves: 6

  • 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


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
  • Calories: 89
  • Total carbohydrate: 18 g
  • Cholesterol: trace
  • Dietary fiber: 3 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Saturated fat: trace
  • Sodium: 38 mg
  • Sugars: 3 g
  • Total fat: 1 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
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