10 Fresh Fig Recipes
Turn this into a pizza by adding grated fontina cheese and sliced dry salami.
- Recipe: Figgy Focaccia
Bucatini is a hearty, hollow, spaghetti-like pasta. You can easily substitute linguine or fettuccine if you prefer.
- Recipe: Pancetta-and-Fig Pasta
Let the flavor of fresh figs shine in this dish. It comes together in just a few minutes.
- Recipe: Marinated Fig Salad
Choose Black Mission figs or another purple-skinned variety to give the drink a pretty tint.
- Recipe: Fig-and-Bourbon Fizz
Sweet figs provide a satisfying complement to the savory steak and Gorgonzola cheese.
Salty bacon and goat cheese add the perfect balance to the fig-and-honey-topped crostini.
Recipe: Baked Fig Crostini
Bacon-Wrapped Figs with toasted pecans make for an easy yet impressive appetizer.
- Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Figs
Saba, an ancient sweetener traditionally made from grape juice, lends a subtle but complex flavor to this traditional dessert.
Call ahead to make sure your butcher has quail on hand. For a delicious alternative to quail, try Cornish hens.
- Recipe: Fig-and-Balsamic-Glazed Quail
The size of the figs will determine the amount of cheese you'll need.
- Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Bourbon Figs