Gorgonzola Figs with Balsamic Glaze
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
- 1 cup balsamic vinegar
- 16 dried figs
- 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
- 8 thin slices prosciutto, halved widthwise
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- For glaze, in a small saucepan, bring vinegar to a boil over medium heat; cook until reduced to about 1/4 cup.
- Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of each fig; fill with 1-1/2 teaspoons cheese. Wrap each with a piece of prosciutto; place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with rosemary and pepper.
- Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp. Serve warm with glaze.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 90 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.
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Jan 5, 2013
The balsamic glaze was a bit overpowering in my opinion. And it was a very, very salty appetizer. It was, however, tasty, if you can tolerate and enjoy a salty flavor. I would love to alter it a bit and try them again.
Dec 6, 2009
I used fresh figs and these were delicious, although a little expensive to make. All guests loved them.