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Roasted Figs with Goat Cheese, Honey and Pepper

Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 20 mins

Serves: 4

Before roasting, sandwich figs with goat cheese and drizzle them with honey. Serve with baguette slices for a delicious appetizer. 


  • 8 fresh figs, such as Mission, rinsed and patted dry
  • 3 ounces goat cheese, crumbled or cut into 8 large chunks
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Multigrain baguette slices, for serving, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 179
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 24 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 139 mg
  • calcium 65 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Trim stems from figs and slice in half lengthwise. Sandwich fig halves with cheese; arrange figs standing up in a 6-inch heavy-bottom skillet (preferably cast-iron). Drizzle with honey and oil; sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. each salt and pepper. Roast until warm and bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes. Serve with baguette slices, if desired.