Figs Stuffed with Gorgonzola

Figs Stuffed with Gorgonzola and Drizzled in Balsamic Reduction with Prosciutto

And another fig post. I have been keeping an eye out for fig recipes and when this one for "Parmesan Stuffed Figs with Balsamic Reduction" was posted, I tried it right away. I still had some gorgonzola cheese so I replaced the parmesan with the gorgonzola. This one was pretty good. I was a bit worried that the figs would get too cooked before the cheese melted but the cheese melted and the figs were not too warm. The balsamic reduction added a nice sour and sweet touch.

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
gorgonzola cheese

1. Simmer the balsamic vinegar in a small sauce pan until it reduces to half the original volume.
2. Slice the figs open on the top.
3. Stuff a piece of gorgonzola cheese into the sliced open fig.
4. Broil the figs until the cheese melts, about 4 minutes.
5. Place the figs onto the serving dish and drizzle some of the balsamic reduction onto them.
6. Add some slices of prosciutto to the serving dish.

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Fig and Brie Panini with Prosciutto
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Medjool Dates
Fig and Gorgonzola Crostini with Honey
Prosciutto Wrapped Gorgonzola Stuffed Figs


Maryann said...

two fresh fig recipes in a row..I'm in heaven :)

Coffee & Vanilla said...

Wow, another delicious looking dish with figs... I don't eat red meant but it looks really lovely.
I think I must finally get some fresh figs and make something with them...

Enjoy your weekend, Margot

sher said...

Yum! You keep on doing the fig posts as much as you want! I love them and don't find as many recipes featuring them as other fruit. That looks perfect, as always! :)

katiez said...

I'll take this one, thank you!
And very nice photo!

Pam said...

Kevin, that looks amazing! I am ashamed to say that I have never had a fresh fig, I don't think I've ever seen one in real life. I have got to search around and see if I can find some.

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