Roasted fig and goat cheese, easy and elegant recipe with very few ingredients. Yes, this recipe is a taste of elegance, but this fig-stastic recipe is also one of the easiest one I created. You could serve it as an appetizer, but as well as a dessert.
Figs are also rich in dietary fiber. From a micronutrient point of view, figs are a real concentrate of vitamins and minerals. But above all, it has strong antioxidant properties.
Begin by Preparing the Figs:
- Start by gently removing the tail of each fig.
- Next, make a lengthwise incision in each fig, cutting halfway up to create a small pocket for the filling.
Prepare the Goat Cheese Filling:
- Cut up the fresh goat’s cheese into small slices or chunks, and carefully place a portion inside each fig.
- Drizzle a generous amount of floral honey over the filled figs. Using a floral honey variety enhances the flavor profile.
Add a Touch of Aesthetics:
- For an elegant touch and a hint of fragrance, adorn your figs by adding a few sprigs of dried rosemary and lavender. These herbs complement the fig’s sweetness and aroma. Note that lavender season typically ends when fig season begins, making this combination perfect for late summer and early fall.
Bake to Perfection:
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Place the stuffed figs on a baking sheet or in a baking dish.
- Bake them in the preheated oven for about 10-15 minutes. The goal is not to cook the ingredients thoroughly but to gently heat them. You’ll know they’re ready when the goat cheese becomes slightly runny, and the figs become warm and soft.
Serve and Savor:
- Once out of the oven, arrange the roasted figs on a serving platter.
- Invite your guests to indulge in this delightful appetizer, pairing the creamy goat cheese with the sweet, honey-infused figs, all while enjoying the subtle aromatic notes of rosemary and lavender.
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