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.
[print_this]Roasted Figs Recipe
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.