How to Roast Figs

by katerina on August 24, 2010

Take a bite out of a freshly roasted fig and summer will drip down your chin. Roasting figs is trivially easy, a hot oven and a clean casserole dish and you are halfway there.
Roasted Fig Recipe

Once roasted there are endless ways to use figs. For a savoury appetizer make a cheese plate with some Gorgonzola and Camembert. For dessert serve the roasted figs hot over a vanilla bean ice cream. If you are feeling adventurous try this fig risotto recipe, you will impress everyone.

Roasted Fig Recipe

[print_this]Roasted Figs Recipe
(serves 2-4)

a dozen fresh figs
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
freshly ground pepper (optional)

Preheat oven to 400F. Trim the stems off the figs and cut in half. Place them in a casserole dish cut side up. Drizzle with honey, olive oil, and a pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper. Put in oven and roast for 15-20 minutes. Until soft and starting to caramelize.

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