Five Fabulous Fig Recipes

September 15, 2011

Figs are in season and you should get them while you can.  This fruit works wonderfully in sweet and savory dishes. These recipes showcase the fig's versatility and highlight its sweet flavor.

Fig Tart with Spiked Almond Cream
This impressive tart is a dessert fit to be served at a celebration.

Fig, Caramalized Onion, and Proscuitto Pizza
I like to add a pungent cheese to this pizza, like Gorgonzola or goat cheese.

Homemade Fig Newtons
This childhood snack can easily be made at home with dried figs.

Fig Pain Perdu
Pain Perdu is code word for stuffed French toast. This recipe uses fresh figs and fig jam.

Fig Relish Panini
Panini's are a simple lunch or dinner option.

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Anonymous's picture

Where can I find fIgs my grocery store doesn't carry them??

Leah Rodrigues's picture

I would look at your local farmer's market.  If they don't carry them, ask around to see if those farmer's know somebody who grows figs/knows where to get them.