It’s fig season, so it’s time to break out our favorite appetizer! We made these using the figs from our tree, which is even more fun! This is a perfect little snack to have with a cocktail, which is exactly what we had on Friday night. Fantastic!
Figs with blue cheese and proscuitto
Adapted from a restaurant appetizer
Serves 2, 2 figs per serving (increase portions to serve more)
4 fresh figs, stems cut off, hole cut in the middle (for stuffing)
1/2 oz thinly sliced prosciutto (about two slices, sliced horizontally into long strips to make 4 pieces)
1/4 oz gorgonzola or blue cheese
Preheat oven or toaster oven to 425.
Place figs on a small cookie sheet or cake pan. Bake for 10 minutes, until cheese is melting and prosciutto starts to brown. Serve hot.
Nutritional info (two figs):
Total Fat: 2.6 g
Cholesterol: 7.7 mg
Sodium: 232.9 mg
Total Carbs: 19.5 g
Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
Protein: 2.9 g