Grilled Figs with Greek Yogurt and Spiced Nuts

Grilled Figs with Greek Yogurt and Spiced Nuts
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Yogurt provides a refreshing balance to sweet grilled figs while spiced, sugared nuts add the perfect crunch. Layer in a parfait dish for an upscale presentation.

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4
Servings
137
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 fresh Black Mission figs, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 Cup plain or lightly-sweetened Greek-style yogurt
  • 16 cinnamon-spiced pecan or walnut halves
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar

Directions

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk vinegar with sugar and cinnamon. Place fig halves in bowl and gently toss to coat; set aside.

If needed, coat the grill with a little olive oil, then preheat. Grill figs about 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until grill marks appear but figs are still somewhat firm. Transfer to a serving platter. (You can reserve the marinade for another use, if desired).

Allow figs to cool for about 5 minutes, then spoon a bit of yogurt onto the top of each fig half. Top with pecan or walnuts halves and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
8mg
1%
Choline, total
7mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
18µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
56mg
8%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
86mg
6%
Water
10g
0%

Grill Shopping Tip

Think twice before buying a thicker piece of meat; a 2-inch thick steak takes four times (not twice) as long as 1-inch thick steak to cook.

Grill Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.