Baked figs

Recipe from: 7 February 2012

Ingredients 5
Servings 2-3
Time 00:15

Ingredients

  • 2
    rashers dried cured bacon or pancetta
  • 6
    ripe figs- not over-ripe
  • 30
    ml
    ricotta cheese
  • smoked salt- toste
  • extra virgin olive oil- to dress
 

Method

00:20
 
Grease a baking sheet and pre-heat the oven to 200° Celsius. Adjust rack to one of the highest shelves.

Place bacon on tray and grill until crispy, turning once every 5-8 minutes. Remove, cool slightly and dice finely.

Lower rack to middle shelf.

Score the figs with a star halfway down each fruit. Stuff one teaspoon (5 ml) ricotta into each opening.

Place figs on same tray that you grilled bacon on. Turn oven down to 190°Celsius.

Sprinkle smoked salt and drizzle with olive oil.

Bake for 10- 15 minutes until figs soften but still hold their shape

Dress with a little more olive oil and serve warm

Reprinted with permission of The Food and the Fabulous.
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