Grilled Figs with Greek Yogurt and Spiced Nuts

Grilled Figs with Greek Yogurt and Spiced Nuts

Serves 4

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. 

Ingredients: 
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 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
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Method: 

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 Info: 
Per Serving:170 calories (60 from fat), 7g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 3mg cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 23g sugar), 3g protein
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