Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Home Eat & Drink Mary's Recipe: Super-Easy Fig Appetizer

Mary's Recipe: Super-Easy Fig Appetizer

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Admittedly, this one isn’t my recipe.

Thank Utah Style & Design editor Brad Mee for this great idea for figs, along with the rest of the copy in this post:

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Contrary to what many people feel, figs are not frightening. There is so much to do with this luscious, exotic fruit. But don’t wait to give them a go. The highly perishable fruit won’t be around long. While in Whole Foods Market this morning, I noticed the fabulous display of fresh figs. Does this give you any ideas? If you need a bit of a nudge, here is an appetizer I recently made with figs – maybe it will inspire you to fashion one of your own.

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Begin with goat cheese, fresh mint, fresh figs, and prociutto

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Toast slices of rustic Italian bread and top with olive oil.

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Spread goat cheese on each bread slice and top with prociutto, a “smashed” fig (releasing the flesh), and chopped mint. Drizzle with olive oil.

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Serve on a rusic serving board and enjoy!

-Mary Brown Malouf

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