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Pistachio and Cheese Stuffed Figs

photo by richard_north
Categories: Appetizers, Cheese, Fruits
photo by richard_north
Step 1
1 cup port
2 tsp sugar
12 slice prosciutto
24 large figs
3 oz mild goat cheese or gorgonzola • softened
48 lightly toasted pistachios • chopped
 extra-virgin olive oil • for serving
Add the Port and sugar to a small saucepan and simmer over medium high heat until thick and syrupy, about 10 minutes.

Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper. Making as small a hole as possible in the figs. Roll the goat cheese into marble-sized balls and place the cheese into the cavity of the figs. Press the figs into the pistachios and wrap with one piece of the prosciutto. Place on the parchment-lined baking sheet, seam side down, spreading them one inch apart.

Heat a grill pan over medium heat, grill the prosciutto wrapped figs until the prosciutto is crisp and the figs are heated through, 6 to 8 minutes.

Drizzle with olive oil and the port wine reduction, garnish with the remaining pistachios.

Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, copyright MSLO, Inc., all rights reserved. QUICK & EASY HORS D’ OEUVRES, premiering Wednesday, March 26 at 12:00pm ET/CT


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