honey mascarpone figs
Ingredients:
  • (8 small) fresh, ripe figs, stems trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • (1/3 cup) mascarpone, softened
  • (1/3 cup) mild honey
  • (1/4 tsp.) ground cinnamon
  • (1/8 tsp.) ground cardamom
  • (1/8 tsp.) ground allspice
  • (4 sprigs) fresh mint
Servings

4

Snack

Honey Mascarpone Figs

Fresh, ripe figs filled with creamy mascarpone cheese and drizzled with a warm spiced honey.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

About 2 minutes

    Instructions

  1. 1Using a teaspoon, make an indentation in the center flesh of each fig. Fill each indentation with a spoonful of mascarpone cheese, set aside.
  2. 2Place a large glass bowl over a pot of simmering water. Combine honey, cinnamon, cardamom and allspice in bowl. Whisk 1-2 minutes or until warm.
  3. 3Drizzle over figs, garnish with mint and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 figs



Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 148
  • Total Fat 0.6 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 38.4 g
  • Protein 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 2 mg
  • Fiber — g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Fruits/Vegetables

Recipe Ethnicity: Greek/Mediterranean

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy, Other Animal Ingredients

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.