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Roasted Figs With Smoked Gorgonzola

Roasted Figs With Smoked Gorgonzola

6 servings
Salty Buttery

ingredients

  • 6 fresh figs
  • 6 slices prosciutto
  • butter
  • Castello® Smoked Gorgonzola Cheese, broken into pieces
  • whipping cream coarsely ground black pepper finely chopped parsley for garnish if desired

preparation

1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF (200ºC).

2. Cut a ¼” “t’ on top of each fig.

3. Fold prosciutto slices in halves lengthwise.

4. Carefully wrap around the middle of each fig and secure with a toothpick.

5. In a small saucepan over medium low heat add butter, Gorgonzola Cheese and cream.

6. Stir and cook until cheese is melted – approximately 5 minutes.

7. Place the figs in an oven proof dish; pour Gorgonzola sauce on top; cover with aluminum foil and bake for 5 minutes.

8. After 5 minutes, remove the foil and bake for an addition 3 minutes.

9. Carefully place figs on each servings plate or platter.

10. Remove toothpicks, drizzle with remaining sauce and sprinkle with black pepper and parsley if desired for garnish.