Roasted Figs with Honey and Pepitas


I saw the most beautiful figs at Whole Foods the other day, so I thought, “Why not roast them?” When they came out of the oven, I drizzled them with honey and topped them with pepitas and shaved Parmesan cheese. My neighbors were outside having a glass of wine so I took them over to share. Minutes later, Roasted figs with Honey and Pepitas were gone. Get the last of summer figs before the season is over.

Roasted Figs with Honey and Pepitas

Cook Time:

15 minutes

Prep Times:

5 minutes

Yield:

4 servings

Ingredients:

3 cups fresh figs, halved
Cooking spray
4 tablespoons honey
1/3 cup pepitas
1/3 cup freshly shaved Parmesan cheese

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 400F.

2. Place figs on a baking sheet covered with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until figs begin to darken and caramelize. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Place on a large serving platter and drizzle with honey. Top with pepitas and cheese. Serve immediately.

19 thoughts on “Roasted Figs with Honey and Pepitas”

  1. I’m such a fan of figs, and I can’t believe I haven’t picked them up this year yet! I love figs lightly grilled w/ a drizzle of honey and cheese (gorgonzola for me). I’ll have to try roasting them too!

  2. Alison, these look delicious! I’ve got to get some figs to make this for my family. I know they would love it. And roasted… genius!

  3. Alison…..this recipe is FABULOUS!!!AS you know, Fresno is the fig capital of the country and we ship tons of fresh figs nationwide!!!Always looking for a fast and easy, yet elegant recipe to send to my nationwide clientèle and this fits the bill!!! Posted it on my FB page and on my Fresh Figs FB page…as always, your recipes are simple, yet unique!!!Thank you…keep up the good work!!!

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