Burrata and Prosciutto-Stuffed Figs


This recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and savory. The natural sweetness of the figs is complemented perfectly by the salty prosciutto and the creamy burrata.

Ingredients

  • 6 figs
  • 6 thin slices of prosciutto
  • 1 ball of burrata
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F.
  2. Cut the figs in half and wrap each half with a slice of prosciutto.
  3. Place the figs on a baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  4. Remove the figs from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
  5. Carefully stuff each fig with a piece of burrata.
  6. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve immediately.

Potential changes & improvements

If you want a more savory dish, you could add some crumbled blue cheese to the figs before baking them.

What other food it works well with

This dish would be delicious served with a simple green salad.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake is to overcook the figs. They should be slightly softened, but still retain their shape. Another mistake is to not let the burrata cool down before stuffing the figs, as this can cause the cheese to melt and run out.

Nutritional Information

This dish is relatively high in calories and fat. Each fig contains approximately:

  • 80 calories
  • 6 grams of fat
  • 4 grams of carbohydrates
  • 2 grams of protein

Allergens

This dish contains the following allergens:

  • Dairy
  • Gluten

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