Stuffed figs with parma ham and cheese

Baked parma ham and gorgonzola figs

Not mad on blue cheese? This recipe works just as well with soft goats' cheese or mozzarella

, 16 February 2017

(3 votes)

Baked parma ham and gorgonzola figs
  • 20 Mins

  • Serves: 2

  • Price: £2.90 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 162g serving contains
  • Energy

    1091KJ

    261KCAL

    13%
  • Fat

    14.9g

    med

    21%
  • Saturates

    7.0g

    high

    35%
  • Sugars

    16.2g

    med

    18%
  • Salt

    1.49g

    med

    25%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 674kJ/161kcal.
Ingredients
  • 4 figs
  • 4 slices Extra Special Parma Ham
  • 50g Extra Special Gorgonzola, cubed
  • 1tbsp clear honey
  • 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1tbsp pine nuts, toasted
  • 6 basil leaves
  • Rocket, to serve
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4.

  • Cut a cross down into the top half of each fig. Gently squeeze the figs at the bottom to open them out.

  • Wrap a slice of the ham around the base of each fig. Put on a baking tray.

  • Divide the Gorgonzola cubes between the figs, gently pushing into the top of each one. Drizzle over the honey and 1tbsp of the oil.

  • Bake for 8-10 mins, until the cheese melts and the ham turns crisp.

  • Divide the figs between 2 plates, then drizzle over the remaining oil and the vinegar. Scatter with pine nuts and basil, season with pepper and serve with the rocket leaves on the side.