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Figs with Goat Cheese  

 

Veg  HT  BBQ  HD  25mins

 

 

Serves   4    Hot    Barbecue  Vegetarian  fruit  vegetables  Hors d’oeuvre   Starter    Appetizers   Gluten Wheat Free Eggless

 

 

Ingredients

50g/2oz Soft Goats Cheese
8 Large Fresh Figs
8 Vine Leaves
Runny Honey
Mixed Baby salad leaves to serve

 

Instructions

 

 

1. If using preserved vine leaves, soak in water for a while to remove the brine flavour.

 

2.  Place the goat's cheese in a bowl and mash with a fork until very smooth and soft.  Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a small nozzle.

 

3. Make an incision in the bottom of each fig then fill the figs with the goat's cheese by squeezing a small amount of cheese into the bottom of each fig. The figs will swell up when filled.

 

4. Drizzle with a little honey then wrap each fig with a vine leaf and thread onto skewers.

 

5. Grill over hot coals for 2 to 3 minutes, turning once. 

 

6. To serve - arrange the salad leaves on a serving platter, place the figs on top and drizzle with a little more honey. Serve immediately. 

 

   

Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

Mixing Bowl

Piping bag and nozzle

skewers

 

Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Drizzle - To drip a liquid substance, such as a sauce or dressing, over food usually in a semi fluid motion

 

Tips, Options and Substitutions

 

Can also be cooked under a conventional grill.

 

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