In Season: 10 Things to Make with Figs

Last Updated October 21, 2015
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Whether tossed in a salad, paired with cheese on a crostini for a quick and easy appetizer, roasted or braised, figs are one of fall’s prettiest and most versatile fruits. Eat them fresh or try one of these ideas. Figs are best eaten and prepared the day you get them.

 

Wine-Poached Figs on Ricotta Toast

Wine-Poached Figs on Ricotta Toast
These roasted figs tossed in red wine and honey come together for an easy appetizer that will upstage all others.

Arugula Salad with Figs, Pomegranate and Kasseri Cheese

Arugula Salad with figs and pomegranate
Make this simple salad a staple in your fall seasonal menu rotation.

Can You Fig It: Fig, Prosciutto and Walnut Recipes

You’ll savor these creative combinations of fresh figs, salty prosciutto, and rich walnuts.

Fig, Peach and Cheese Crostinis

Fig, Peach and Cheese Crostinis
This appetizer is super easy and delicious. It is also a recipe anyone can make for a carry-in, a gourmet dinner party or even a Saturday afternoon picnic!

Bourbon-Fig Jam

Bourbon-Fig Jam
With dried rather than fresh figs, this sweet jam can be made in any season. If available, use dried Turkish figs instead of Mission figs for a jam that is nearly identical in color to the bourbon...

Apple and Fig Stuffed Porchetta Sandwiches

Apple and Fig Stuffed Porchetta Sandwiches
This is a dish for a crowd. If possible, source your pork from a ranch or butcher that deals with pasture-raised pigs. The quality of the meat will not go unnoticed in this rustic preparation. It’s...

Kale, Fig, and Walnut Risotto

Kale, Fig, and Walnut Risotto
I created this recipe because I got bored of mushroom risotto. Make it on a “date night” or double and triple it for a dinner party.

Balsamic Roasted Figs with Vegetables

When you are tired of eating fresh figs, try cooking them for a savory side dish. The earthy flavors of the figs pair very well with the sweet acidity of the balsamic vinegar.

Figs Braised In Local Honey, Lemon and Rosemary

figs braised in local honey, lemon and rosemary
What do you do when you’re pressed for time, invited people over for dinner, and then forgot half the ingredients you needed for a dessert you had in mind? You rummage frantically through...
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