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Savory Stuffed Figs

“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.
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of each fig; fill with a pecan half. Wrap each with a piece of bacon.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes or until bacon is crisp, turning once.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 80 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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