Arugula, Fig and Fried White Sweet Potato Salad


Our fig tree is going bonkers right now and I’ve been harvesting figs like it’s my job!  And finding different ways to eat them like it’s my full-time hobby.  That’s how this tasty salad was born!  It’s the exactly the kind of salad I’d serve to friends at a dinner party- each plate carefully crafted and beautiful.  I’d pair it with white wine,  this soup, a crusty loaf of french bread, and some mellow music playing in the background.  When we have friends over for dinner it’s my favorite thing in the world to knock their socks off with a delicious meal so I don’t mind a little extra effort than I would spend on a normal meal for Lou and I.  AND: fried white sweet potatoes, so there’s that!  Anyway, I hope you enjoy!  xx- Sarah

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I love including grains like millet in a salad because it quickly turns into a very hearty meal that doesn’t leave me wanting for a hunk of bread.  WIN!  And with this particular salad the recipe makes a large serving of garlicky-lemon dressing that the grains soak up.  It’s SO flavorful, if you like garlic and lemon I PROMISE, you’ll love this salad!  Double win if it’s your first introduction to millet, which is a grain I think is underused and underappreciated.  I’m a huge fan.  Hope you love! xx- Sarah  {more after the jump}

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