Pyrenees-style roasted figs

Recipe by Hey Jude
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Butter a shallow, flameproof baking dish.
  • Place figs in dish side by side, stems up; sprinkle with 1/4 c sugar and 1 tablespoon water.
  • Bake on oven's center rack for 20 minutes, basting figs from time to time with syrupy juices in the dish.
  • Add walnuts and sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • Lower oven temperature to 300° and bake 10 minutes longer.
  • Carefully transfer figs and walnuts to serving dish; drizzle with honey.
  • At serving time, spoon syrup over figs.
  • They are delicious as is; to enhance further, sprinkle with lemon juice and a grinding of pepper.
  • Serve cold with creme fraiche or softly whipped cream, if desired.
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