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