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Savory Stuffed Figs Recipe

Savory Stuffed Figs Recipe

“I use this three-ingredient recipe when I want a sweet and savory appetizer that’s simple to make. It can be made ahead, and is nice for elegant or casual parties.” —Maggie Zabinko, Anchorage, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Grill: 5 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 bacon strips
  • 24 dried figs
  • 24 pecan halves

Directions

  • 1. Cut bacon strips in half widthwise. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; keep warm.
  • 2. Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of each fig; fill with a pecan half. Wrap each with a piece of bacon.
  • 3. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes or until bacon is crisp, turning once. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed fig equals 80 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.