Grilled Figs with Goat Cheese & Mint

Grilled Figs with Goat Cheese & Mint
Photo by Judi Rutz


  • About 6 mint leaves, stacked, rolled into a cylinder, and cut into thin strips
  • 2 Tbs. fresh breadcrumbs
  • 12 fresh Mission figs
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 very thin slices pancetta (1/16 inch or less)
  • 1 Tbs. honey
  • ½ cup (3-½ to 4 oz.) soft fresh goat cheese
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 1 Tbs. finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
    • ½ tsp. very finely chopped fresh thyme (optional)

In a small bowl, combine the goat cheese, breadcrumbs, mint, and parsley; season with salt and pepper. Cut the figs nearly in half lengthwise, keeping them attached at the broad end. Hollow the center slightly with your thumb. Stuff each fig with about 1 tsp. of the goat cheese mixture and squeez...

View full recipe at Fine Cooking


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