Stuffed Figs with Yogurt and Grand Marnier | Food and Drink
The delightful California fig is the perfect option to add flare and elegance to your holiday table and party. From appetizers, to the main course, to desserts—the fig is guaranteed to please and impress.
For a festive choice that’s sure to be a hit, try using dried California figs in these delicious Stuffed Figs with Yogurt and Grand Marnier.
For fig recipes that will give your taste buds a pleasant and nutritious surprise, additional tips and to learn more about the California Fig Advisory Board please visit http://www.californiafigs.com.
Stuffed Figs with Yogurt and Grand Marnier
• ½ cup Greek yogurt
• 2 tablespoons orange zest
• ½ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves, only
• 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier liqueur
• 12 large dried California Calimyrna figs
• 1 tablespoon finely chopped salted almonds
• 24 small mint leaves; for garnish
Mix yogurt, zest, chopped thyme, and liqueur together until smooth; set aside. Remove stems and cut figs in half lengthwise. Divide and spoon scant tablespoons of yogurt mixture onto cut side of each fig half. Sprinkle with chopped almonds and garnish with mint sprigs. Arrange on platter or individual serving plates. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Yields: 24 appetizers
NUTRITION FACTS (per serving)
Calories 35 (11% from Fat); Total Fat-0-g; Saturated Fat -0-g; Mono Fat -0-g; Poly Fat -0-g; Trans Fat -0-g; Cholesterol -0-mg; Sodium -0-mg; Potassium 70mg; Carbohydrate 7g; Sugar 5g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Protein 1g;
Daily Values: Vitamin A -0-%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 2%; Iron 2%.
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