Fig's with Ricotta, Honey and Walnuts

posted by Naomi 08-24-99 8:40 AM

September's issue of Cooking Light
Figs with Ricotta, Honey and Walnuts

15 fresh figs, trimmed
1/2 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Cut each fig into 4 wedges, cutting to, but not through, base of fig. Spread wedges slightly apart; place 3 figs on each of 5 dessert plates.

Spoon about 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese into each fig, and spoon about 1 Tablespoon honey evenly around each serving of figs. Sprinkle each serving of figs with about 1 tablespoon walnuts.

Yield: 5 servings

Note: Dried figs may be substituted for fresh figs.

Calories 273 (27% from fat); Fat 8.3g (sat 2.4g, mono 2g, poly 3.4g); Protein 6g Carb; 49.9g; Fiber 6.1g;Chol 13mg; Iron 1mg; Sodium 23 mg;Calc 110mg

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