Pancetta Wrapped Figs With Walnuts
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 24 unsalted pecans, almonds or walnuts
  • 12 large fresh figs, sliced into half
  • 24 strips of thinly sliced pancetta
  • ½ cup of goat cheese, optional
For the vinaigrette:
  • 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dill or onion chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. parsley, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Insert and press a pecan into the center of a fig, top with goat cheese.
  3. Wrap a piece of pancetta around the fig.
  4. Place the figs on a baking sheet. Cook for 30 minutes or until pancetta is browned.
  5. While baking them, mix the ingredients for the vinaigrette.
  6. Arrange the figs on a platter and drizzle with mixture vinaigrette.
Recipe by Lani Cooks at http://www.lanicooks.com/pancetta-wrapped-figs-with-walnuts/