These Grilled Figs and Goat Cheese is an inspired combination of fresh Figs, fresh Thyme, fresh Basil and Pancetta but also honey makes this Italian style Appetiser an unexpected change from the familiar.
First, here is the list of the different Ingredients you will need to prepare the Grilled Figs and Goat Cheese that serves for 6
- 1/2 Cup soft fresh Goat cheese
- 1 Tbsp finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 6 big fresh Figs
- 12 thin slices pancetta
- 1 Tbsp honey
- 1 Tbsp fresh basil and thyme.
Now, here are the different steps you will need to follow to make the Grilled Figs and Goat Cheese
In a small bowl, combine the goat cheese and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.
Cut the figs nearly in half lengthwise, keeping them attached at the board end. Hollow the center slightly with your thumb. Stuff each fig with about 1 tsp. of goat cheese mixture and squeeze gently to close.
Wrap two slices of pancetta around each fig, overlapping them. Refrigerate until ready to grill.
Heat the oven to grill and grill the figs to crisp the pancetta and to warm the figs and cheese, 8 to 10 minutes.