Figs With Prosciutto And Blue Cheese

Course : Fruits
Serves: 20 appetizers
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Ingredients:

20 medium dried calimyrna figs --about 10 ounces
1 cup port or other sweet red wine
3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
3 ounces fat-free cream cheese -- softened --about 1/3 cup
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
 

Preparation / Directions:

1. Combine figs and wine in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and let cool. 2. Drain figs; discard wine. Place figs on several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; let stand 10 minutes. Cut each fig into 4 wedges, cutting to, but not through, base of fig. Spread wedges slightly apart; stuff prosciutto evenly into figs. Set aside. 3. Combine cheeses in a bowl; beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth. Pipe or spoon mixture evenly into figs.

 

Nutritional Information:

CAL 58 (22 % from fat); PRO 2.6 g; FAT 1.4 g (SAT 0.7 g); CARB 9.6 g; FIB 2.4 g; CHOL 5 mg; IRON 0.4 mg; SOD 131 mg; CALC 49 mg.


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