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The key to this self-serve fruit-and-cheese spread is to gently fold the onion-and-fig mixture into the goat cheese to keep the colors and textures distinct. It’s best served with unflavored crackers or French bread so that nothing interferes with the spread’s sweet-salty flavors.
Heat oil in skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion and pinch of salt. Cook 40 minutes, or until onion is tender, lightly browned, and reduced to 1 cup, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, place figs in bowl, and cover with boiling water. Soak 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and reserve 1/4 cup soaking liquid.
Purée figs, onion, and rosemary in food processor until smooth, adding up to 1/4 cup reserved liquid if necessary. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to bowl, and fold in goat cheese, being careful to leave white streaks in mix.
- Calories 118
- Carbohydrate Content 13 g
- Cholesterol Content 11 mg
- Fat Content 6 g
- Fiber Content 2 g
- Protein Content 4 g
- Saturated Fat Content 3 g
- Sodium Content 149 mg
- Sugar Content 9 g