Fresh Figs Baked

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Sweetiebarbara

Easy fresh fig recipe. Can be used as appetizer, side dish, or dessert... or all three! I could eat figs three times a day, I only wish the season were longer. I changed the amount of Gorgonzola for the figs, as I believe the review I recently got was right... too strong for the fig. It read 6 tablespoons before I changed it. I believe 1/2 teaspoon per fig would be better. As would less port be better.

Top Review by Panda Rose

This was delicious. I can only give 3 stars as I did not make it exactly as stated. I used gorgonzola as I had some in the house, but I found it too strong in this dish, although I did like th idea of the blue cheese. Perhaps dolcellate would have been better, for me. I also used the rest of a bottle of good red wine as it was "just hanging around" and I did not have amy port. My DH was not sure whether this was a desert or better as a starter, but he ate 2 figs anyway!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 figs (fresh)
  • 3 teaspoons gorgonzola (or other blue cheese)
  • 2 tablespoons ruby port


  1. Preheat oven while fixing figs.
  2. Cut stems and a small portion of top off figs.
  3. Score tops crosswise.
  4. Place figs in shallow glass dish small enough to keep them close together.
  5. Fill each with a half teaspoon of the Gorgonzola cheese.
  6. Poor ruby port into dish.
  7. Bake 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until cheese melts.

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