Prosciutto Wrapped Figs with Balsamic Dressing – Purely Essential

Figs are sweet and delicious when in season and are complimented perfectly with the tart taste of goat cheese and sweet acidity of balsamic vinegar. These bites are sure to delight at your next dinner party.

Total time: 15 mins.     Prep time: 10 mins.     Cook time: 5 mins.     Yield: 4 servings


8 large figs, halved

8 pieces of prosciutto, halved lengthwise

1/2 cup goat cheese

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup olive oil

1 tablespoon sugar

salt and pepper to taste

small bunch rosemary sprigs



Preheat broiler to medium high.

Spoon goat cheese into each fig half.

Wrap each fig half with one piece of prosciutto, covering cheese, and overlapping and tucking in prosciutto ends.

Broil on each side until prosciutto is crisp and cheese is soft, about 2-3 minutes each side. Place on serving dish.

Mix balsamic vinegar, olive oil and sugar in a small bowl. Drizzle mixture over figs. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with rosemary sprigs.


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