Baked Figs With Greens
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Recipe type: Side
 
Ingredients
  • 6 figs, halved
  • ½ cup cider
  • 2 Tsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbs. honey
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Mixed greens, such as spinach, leaf lettuce, mizzuna
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • ¼ sweet bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 ripe tomato
  • sliced almonds for garnish
  • 1 oz. Gorgonzola, crumbled
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, honey, and salt. Pour over halved figs and set aside to marinade for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Coat medium cast iron skillet with the olive oil and place figs, cut side down, in bottom. Pour marinade over figs and bake in a 425 degree F oven for 8 to 12 minutes.
  3. Remove figs from skillet and allow to cool.
  4. Reduce marinade fluid over high heat until it forms a thin syrup. Set aside to cool so it can be used as a dressing.
  5. Using remaining ingredients, prepare individual salads and arrange figs on top. Drizzle with thickened marinade and garnish with almond and Gornonzola.
Recipe by Rainy World Kitchen at http://rainyworldkitchen.net/baked-figs-with-greens/