Figs with Marcona Almonds & Mascarpone

October 7, 2009
Figs with Marcona Almonds & Mascarpone

Author Notes:

A friend gave me this recipe when I was stumped for an interesting appetizer to bring to a cocktail party.


Serves: many


  • 1 pound figs
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 cup marcona almonds
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
In This Recipe


  1. Rinse and halve the figs.
  2. Put a dollop of mascarpone cheese and a marcona almond or two on the cut side of each fig.
  3. In a small saucepan, bring the balsamic vinegar to a boil and simmer for a few minutes, until reduced to a couple tablespoons of syrup.
  4. Drizzle the balsamic syrup over the figs and serve.

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Lizthechef October 8, 2009
Wow - this sounds great! I can get everything at Trader Joe's tomorrow for the weekend...