Marinated figs with prosciutto, mozzarella & basil

Marinated figs with prosciutto, mozzarella & basil

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Ready in 45 minutes - 1 hour


Makes 16
These cute bites are a sophisticated step up from the old favourite of cheese and pineapple on sticks

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal61
  • fat5g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.05g
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  • 2 large or 4 small ripe figs



    Although not juicy, the fig is an incredibly luscious fruit, with a delicate aroma and sweet…

  • 3 tbsp basil-infused oil
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 8 slices prosciutto, halved lengthways



    Prosciutto is sweet, delicate ham intended to be eaten raw. The word 'prosciutto' is the…

  • 16 bocconcini (baby mozzarella balls)
  • 16 medium-sized basil leaves



    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

  • 16 short wooden skewer


  1. Cut the figs into 16 wedges and sit them in a non-metallic bowl. Mix together the oil and vinegar, then pour it over the figs. Season well with salt and pepper, and leave to marinate at room temperature for about 30 minutes.

  2. When the figs have marinated, thread each wedge on to a wooden skewer with some prosciutto, mozzarella and a basil leaf. The order in which you thread them is entirely up to you.

  3. Once you have made all 16, sit them on a plate and drizzle over the remaining marinade. Serve at room temperature rather than straight from the fridge, so all the flavours are at their best.

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Comments (6)

jo_louise79's picture

Used at Easter, and they were a big hit!

pippachoc's picture

Delicious! Fresh, and tasty.

yvonnetomlins's picture

Very good & yummy! Always goes down well - has been the talking point after a party. One of my favourites.

karenwin's picture

Great combination of flavours. Used for a Wedding & went down a treat!

nadisig's picture

Excellent! Good flavours

juliepomeroy's picture

Excellent - used several times for parties and always goes down well. Very easy to make. Use chunks of buffalo mozzarella if you prefer.

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