3.6 16

Warm Figs with Goat Cheese

For an alternative to the goat cheese, try a slightly sharp, grated melting cheese, such as aged provolone or Manchego.

slideshow Fast Hors d'Oeuvres

  • Servings: MAKES 4 DOZEN HORS D'OEUVRES

Related Video

More Videos
How to Make the Ultimate Umami-Bomb Vegetarian Demi-Glace

Ingredients

  • 24 small fresh black figs, halved lengthwise
  • 3/4 cup crumbled goat cheese (about 3 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Advertisement

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Arrange the figs on a baking sheet, cut sides up. Spoon a little goat cheese on each fig half and lightly brush the figs with the vinegar. Bake for about 8 minutes, or until the figs are warmed through. Transfer the figs to a platter and serve immediately.

Suggested Pairing

A Gewürztraminer from Alsace has a tangy, exotic fruit edge, which pairs well with the pure fruit of the figs and the tart goat cheese. Or try a Pinot Gris from Alsace with a whisper of sweetness and excellent acidity to nicely offset the ripe fruit, tangy cheese and deep balsamic flavor.

Contributed By Photo © Jonelle Weaver Published October 1999

Related Video

More Videos
How to Make the Ultimate Umami-Bomb Vegetarian Demi-Glace




You May Also Like

 

464335 2013-12-06 Grace Parisi fall|winter|fast-column|roasting|cocktail-party|holiday-open-house|new-years-eve|appetizers-starters|20-for-a-crowd|basic-easy|fast|vegetarian october-1999,Grace Parisi,warm figs,figs with goat cheese,appetizer recipe,roasted figs,fast appetizer recipes,warm-figs-with-goat-cheese 464335
Close