Mediterranean appetizer recipe

The delicate figs almost prelude the fall but we must take advantage that they are in season before they disappear without realizing it. Delicious by themselves, they are also great for making simple recipes such as this snack of balsamic figs with goat cheese and pistachios.

The combination of ingredients in this recipe does not keep any secrets and they are very common in Mediterranean cuisines such as Greek. Goat cheese and balsamic dressing give the perfect salty counterpoint for a simple but exquisite bite.


For 4 people

  • Purple or green figs, at point6
  • Goat curl cheese1
  • Pistachios
  • Ground black pepper
  • Salt
  • Honey30 ml
  • Balsamic vinegar45 ml

How to make balsamic figs with goat cheese and pistachios

Difficulty: Easy

  • Total time10 m
  • Elaboration10 m

Wash the figs well but gently. Remove the tail, if any, and cut each unit in half. Place on your back and fill with some crumbled goat cheese. Add freshly ground black pepper.

Peel the pistachios if necessary, and chop them roughly. Spread them to taste in figs. Mix honey in a bowl with balsamic vinegar. Test and adjust the quantities to taste.

Dress the figs with the mixture and top with a little coarse salt or flaked salt. Add a little more cheese on top if desired. They can be given an oven blow if they prefer to serve warm and with a sweeter taste.

With what to accompany the balsamic figs

This recipe for balsamic figs with goat cheese and pistachios can be prepared in advance and served as an appetizer, as part of a snack dinner or accompanying a more complete menu, for example with some piece of meat.

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