Gorgonzola with Figs and Honey
Grilling figs enhances their natural sweetness and the addition of blue cheese makes a great flavor contrast. Good with pre-dinner drinks, or served after a meal.
Preparation Time10 min
Preparation Time - Text10 minutes
Cooking Time10 min
Cooking Time - Text10
Total Timeunder 30 minutes
One Pot MealYes
OccasionBuffet, Cocktail Party
Recipe Coursedessert, hors d'oeuvre
Dietary Considerationdessert, hors d'oeuvre
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturecheesy, fruity, sweet
Type of Dishfruit
- Vegetable oil, for the pan
- 12 ripe figs, halved
- 6 oz (180g) Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
- Honey, to serve
Lightly oil a ridged grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill the figs, cut-side down, for 4 minutes, or until browned.
When the figs are browned, gently turn them and cook on the other side for 3–4 minutes.
Remove the figs from the pan and place them in a shallow dish. Sprinkle with Gorgonzola, drizzle with honey, and serve immediately.
Savory Fig Salad:
For a sweet and savory salad, delete the honey and serve the salad with thinly sliced proscuitto and ricotta.
2008 Dorling Kindersley