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Baked Whole Figs with Goat Cheese and Cranberry-Sage Jelly

To toast the nuts for this recipe, preheat the oven to 375F. Spread the nuts on separate pans, and toast the almonds for 7 minutes and the pine nuts for 4 to 5 minutes. If you want to use the Willow Pond Farm jellies, these are available from www.willowpondherbs.com.

To toast the nuts for this recipe, preheat the oven to 375F. Spread the nuts on separate pans, and toast the almonds for 7 minutes and the pine nuts for 4 to 5 minutes. If you want to use the Willow Pond Farm jellies, these are available from www.willowpondherbs.com.

Servings
6

Preparation

1. Preheat the oven to 350F.

2. Cut a 1 1/2-inch-deep X in the top of each fig, and squeeze the sides gently to open up the top.Arrange the figs on a baking sheet, standing with cut ends up.

3. Spoon 1 teaspoon goat cheese into each fig, mounding the cheese slightly. Press an almond and 2 pine nuts onto the cheese.

4. Warm the jelly in a saucepan until it becomes liquid, and drizzle it over the figs.

5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until warm throughout. Transfer to a platter, and serve.

PER SERVING: 190 CAL; 3G PROT; 4G TOTAL FAT (1.5G SAT. FAT); 37G CARB; 5MG CHOL; 55MG SOD; 3G FIBER; 28G SUGARS

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 190
  • Carbohydrate Content 0 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 4 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 0 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 55 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g