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Roasted Figs with Goat Cheese, Honey, and Pistachios

Roasted Figs with Goat Cheese and Honey


  • 12-16 fresh figs
  • 4 oz soft goat cheese for vegetarian use cheese with a vegetarian rennet
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons crushed pistachios optional
  • 1/4 cup honey


  1. Preheat oven to broil. Trim off stems of figs and cut an "X" in the top of each fig about 2/3 of way down. Or, slice the figs in half lengthwise and make an indentation in the center of each with your finger. Place the figs on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.
  2. Use a teaspoon to gently stuff the cut figs with a bit of goat cheese. Lightly brush the figs with olive oil, then sprinkle with a tiny bit of salt and black pepper. Sprinkle tops with crushed pistachios. Place under broiler for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and drizzle figs with a bit of honey. Serve warm or cooled. Enjoy!