A creamy, honey-scented mascarpone filling makes this fresh fig recipe luxurious, yet still lets the fruit be the star. Serve these pretty stuffed figs to top off a special meal. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2014

Jane Black
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim about 1/2 inch off the top of each fig. If needed, cut a thin slice off the bottom so they stand up straight. Cut an X into the tops about 3/4 inch deep. Gently open each fig from the top without breaking it open all the way.

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  • Combine mascarpone, 2 teaspoons honey and vanilla in a small bowl. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of the mixture into each fig. Drizzle with the remaining 1 teaspoon honey and sprinkle with almonds, mint and orange zest.

Nutrition Facts

219 calories; 14.7 g total fat; 7.2 g saturated fat; 35 mg cholesterol; 16 mg sodium. 225 mg potassium; 21.5 g carbohydrates; 2.9 g fiber; 18 g sugar; 3.3 g protein; 541 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 7 mcg folate; 79 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 23 mg magnesium; 4 g added sugar;