These delectably stuffed figs are full of rich flavors. A simple recipe to prepare, the fresh goodness enlivens the palate and puts a smile on everyone’s face.
Ported Stuffed Figs
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Recipe type: Appetizers
- 2 Cups California dried figs (about 24 figs)
- 1/2 Cup Port (or Sherry)
- 1/4 Cup ricotta cheese
- whole natural almonds toasted
- Cover figs with water in a saucepan. Bring to boil; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Drain; place figs in small bowl along with port.
- Cover and chill overnight. Drain. Remove stems; slice figs partially through in an X pattern. Fill with small spoonfuls of ricotta cheese. Top with a whole almond, pressed halfway into cheese.