Hot Fig Appetizer

by lisa | 8 November 2013 18:25

I’ve made this as a cold appetizer in the past, but this time around I made it hot and served it as a side salad. It was super delicious and now I can’t decide if I like it better hot or cold.

Simple ingredients

Simple ingredients

 

Hot Fig

Hot Fig

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Start at the top pointy end of your figs and cut a cross in them. Cut about half way down and then grab the fig and squeeze it a bit to get the cross to open.
  2. Wrap a piece of Prosciutto around the base of the fig.
  3. Place a small chunk of goats cheese into the opening that was made by cutting the cross in the fig.
  4. Place on a baking sheet and broil for about 5 minutes or until the cheese starts to brown.

    Ready for the oven

    Ready for the oven

  5. Place on a bed of greens and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.SONY DSC

Hot Fig Appetizer

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh figs
  • Prosciutto, one slice per fig
  • Fresh goat cheese (or cheese of your choice, or leave it off if you don't do any dairy)
  • Fresh salad greens, I used rucola
  • Balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Start at the top pointy end of your figs and cut a cross in them. Cut about half way down and then grab the fig and squeeze it a bit to get the cross to open.
  2. Wrap a piece of Prosciutto around the base of the fig.
  3. Place a small chunk of goats cheese into the opening that was made by cutting the cross in the fig.
  4. Place on a baking sheet and broil for about 5 minutes or until the cheese starts to brown.
  5. Place on a bed of greens and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
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