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Fresh grilled figs with goats cheese and drizzled with honey are in a ceramic bowl

Fresh figs recipes (Grilled figs with goat cheese, honey, and toasted walnuts)

Combining fresh ingredients that are lightly grilled, this dessert is a wonderful way to round off a dinner. The succulent sweetness of the figs combined with the gooey goat’s cheese makes for the perfect combination. Top it off with some lightly toasted walnuts and a few sprigs of fresh basil and you’ve got yourself a superstar dessert that can easily be made in 15 minutes!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course appertizer, Dessert, healthy, Side Dish, Snack, vegan, vegetarian
Cuisine Authentic Spanish recipe, Mediterranean, spanish
Servings 4 people
Calories 311 kcal


  • 1 Oven with grill
  • 1 Small oven tray (around 10x12 inches/25x30 cm)


  • 12 fresh figs the larger the better
  • 2 tablespoons of crushed walnuts
  • 50-100 g 1.7-3.5 oz. of goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh basil leaves


  • Preheat grill to 250°C/482°F.
    Oven gauge set to 250c or 470F
  • Add crushed walnuts to a baking tray and place under the oven grill for around 1-2 minutes or until they become fragrant. Remove from the oven and set aside in a small bowl.
    2 tablespoons of crushed walnuts
    Crushed walnuts in an oven tray
  • Cut an ‘X’ into the top of each fig, leaving around the bottom third intact.
    12 fresh figs
    Fresh figs marked with an X cut into the top
  • Add a small piece of goat’s cheese to each fig and add to the baking tray.
    50-100 g 1.7-3.5 oz. of goat cheese
    Figs are stuffed with goat's cheese in a oven tray.
  • Grill figs for 3-4 minutes or until the cheese has melted and started to crisp up. Remove from the oven grill and add to a plate.
    A small tray of grilled figs with goats cheese
  • Garnish with some chopped basil, some toasted walnuts, and drizzle with honey.
    2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of fresh basil leaves
    A small earthenware bowl holds some grilled figs with goat's cheese, honey and toasted walnuts on top.



Serving: 80gramsCalories: 311kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 10.5gFat: 11.7gSaturated Fat: 6.4gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 93mgPotassium: 427mgFiber: 5.9gSugar: 36.5gCalcium: 320mgIron: 2mg
Keyword 15-minute-meal, cheese, Dessert recipe, Figs, goats cheese, Honey, Spanish dessert, walnuts