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Lisa’s Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto

 

Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto

It’s the end of summer and you are in a dinner party emergency- people are coming over, you are running late with your cooking, what can you serve them as they wait for dinner? Lisa has the answer! These appetizers with figs, goat cheese, and prosciutto, topped with drizzled balsamic vinegar, are the perfect antidote to hungry dinner guests. They’re also a great way to treat yourself and your family after a long day at work. In 10 minutes, put these appetizers with figs, goat cheese, and prosciutto together, pour yourself a glass of Prosecco, and enjoy these last days of Summer! Buon Appetito e tutti a tavola!

Watch Lisa make the full recipe on the Lisa’s Italian Kitchen YouTube channel.

Lisa’s Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto Ingredients:

Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto

10-12 medium sized figs- purple, black, or green, whichever you prefer

6 slices of thinly sliced prosciutto

3 ounces of goat cheese

Balsamic Vinegar OR Balsamic Vinegar reduction glaze 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa’s Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto Directions:

Lightly wash the figs, being careful not to rip the skin. Cut off the stems and slice in half, length wise. Place the figs on a platter.

Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto

 

Place ½ a teaspoon of goat cheese on top of each fig half, followed by a 1 inch by 1 inch square of prosciutto.

Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and ProsciuttoAppetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto

Drizzle the Balsamic glaze or Balsamic vinegar over the top. Serve.

Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto

Author

  • Lisa Caponigri

    Lisa Caponigri is the author of This is Sunday Dinner and Whatever Happened to Sunday Dinner?, published by Sterling Epicure. Both of Lisa's cookbooks brim with her memories of living in Italy, both as a child and as an adult raising her own family, anecdotes about her family, regional and seasonal Italian specialties, and all the advice needed to get a spectacular Sunday Dinner on the table, every Sunday of the year. She has developed a line of prepared foods and sauces called Lisa’s Italian Kitchen. Lisa debuted on HSN and has appeared on QVC. She has also appeared on a variety of television programs, including Seattle's New Day Northwest, Good Morning Toronto, Chicago's WGNLunchbreak, and New England Cooks, to name a few. Lisa is frequently consulted as an expert in Italian lifestyle and food. Lisa Caponigri lives in South Bend, IN and travels frequently to Italy to research the latest in "la dolce vita". Visit www.lisacaponigri.com to learn more about Lisa!

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