Mozzarella Stuffed Figs with Toasted Walnuts

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Author Notes: I LOVE fresh figs, but they are only available for a short time, so while they are around, you should definitely give this dish a try.


Serves 3

  • 6 fresh figs
  • 1 piece fresh Mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinager
  • 1 pinch salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  1. Heat oven to 400 F.
  2. Once you’ve cut an "x" shape on each fig, gently stuff it with a piece of mozzarella.
  3. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic. Season with a little salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 10 min.
  5. Meanwhile, in a hot skillet, toast walnuts for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. When figs come out, top with toasted walnuts and serve warm.

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