Have you bought a ton of figs and you are not sure what to do with them? Or perhaps you just love figs and are looking for creative ways to enjoy them?
If either of these scenarios sound like something like what you are experiencing then you have come to the right article!
We are going to show you a ton of fantastic fig recipes that you will completely fall in love with. So, without further ado, let us get started!
1. Honey Roasted Chicken And Figs
This fig and honey roasted chicken dish is very filling and completely delicious. The meat is tender, juicy and best of all it is super easy to make if you have all the right ingredients on hand.
So, if you are looking for the perfect entrée for your weekend dinner then make sure to check out this recipe to find out how to make it.
2. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Figs
Bacon is hands down the best and most flavorful foods out there, but when you add in some figs and goat cheese you will enter a whole new world.
This recipe shows you how to make the perfect appetizer. So make sure to check out this recipe if you want to learn how to make this super easy and delicious bacon and fig dish (see also ‘33 Try At Home Bacon Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner‘).
3. Fig And Prosciutto Pizza
Pizza is one of the most popular foods in the world. But if you have never tried figs and prosciutto pizza then you have been missing out.
We would go so far as to say that this pizza is absolute perfection. So, make sure to check out this recipe to find out how you can get a slice of this action!
4. Chia Pudding With Fig
Are you looking for a healthy, yet absolutely tasty pudding? Then look no further than this fig chia pudding.
The best thing about this recipe is the fact that you can quickly whip up this dessert and put it in the fridge to enjoy the following day.
It is also healthy enough to enjoy as a breakfast dish if you want something sweet.
5. Honey Balsamic Fig Jam
Are you looking for a delicious and flavorsome jam? If you are then make sure to check out this honey and balsamic fig jam.
It is wonderfully sweet and perfect on just about any bread. So, make sure to go and check out the recipe link to learn more.
6. Fig And Honey Smoothie
Sometimes the best way to enjoy figs is to turn them into a smoothie and gulp down a delicious smoothie.
Throw in some honey and a few other bits and you will have an utterly magical experience with this beautiful purple fig smoothie.
7. Rustic Fig Galette
If you have never heard of a galette then you really need to try out this recipe. It is the perfect comfort dessert that perfectly compliments the crunchy yet sweet and subtle flavor of figs.
So, if you think that this dish might be what you are looking for then check out the recipe to learn how you can make and enjoy this fig galette from the comfort of your own home.
8. Picked Figs
If you are a lover of regular pickles then you will absolutely love these pickled figs.
This is an elegant and delicious way to preserve and enjoy your figs so make sure to check out this recipe to find out how to go about making this delicious and flavorsome snack.
9. Watermelon, Endive And Fig Salad
Are you looking for a refreshing fruity salad that will go perfectly with your cocktails?
If that sounds like something that you would like to make and enjoy then make sure to make this sweet, salty and crunchy salad. It is the perfect dish to make for those hot summer days.
10. Tomatoes With Fig And Prosciutto
This dish is pretty similar to the watermelon and fig salad. To make this dish the watermelon was swapped out for delicious tomatoes.
This is another fantastic summery salad that is wonderfully easy to make. So, make sure to check out this recipe and make a fantastic and healthy salad.
11. Sweet And Salty Figs On Toast
Are you looking for a quick, easy and sweet dish to make for your breakfast? If you are, then make sure to check out this easy to make sweet figs on toast.
It is the perfect dish if you are looking for something that will change your outlook on breakfasts for life then make sure to check out this recipe.
12. Apple And Fig Custard
This recipe is the perfect dessert for you if you are looking for a quick and easy fig dessert.
Best of all this recipe is the perfect healthy dessert that can be enjoyed for breakfast as well. So, if this looks tasty then make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
13. Figs With Bacon And Chile
If you happen to have frozen cranberries and figs on hand then you should definitely make these delicious figs and bacon with chile. It is absolutely sublime and perfect to make as an appetizer.
14. Fig Caprese Salad
Are you looking for a healthy salad? If you are then make sure to check out this absolutely amazing salad. It is healthy, tasty and 100% delicious so make sure to check it out when you get the chance.
15. Milk Pudding With Rose Water Caramel And Figs
This recipe is sure to steal your heart. It is a fruity, sweet and yet wonderfully balanced dessert.
Best of all it is very easy to make so regardless of your abilities in the kitchen you will be able to whip up this absolutely perfect dessert in mere moments.
16. Fig And Walnut Bostock
This recipe is [perfect for you if you want a nutty cake that has been infused with figs. It is absolutely delicious and easy to make. So, go and make yourself a wonderfully sweet and earthy cake.
17. Fig Compote And Cheese Breakfast Pastry Pockets
What could be better than cream cheese and figs all wrapped up in a delicious crispy pastry? Nothing!
This is an absolutely delicious breakfast pastry so make sure to try out this recipe if this sounds like something that you would enjoy.
18. Figs With Walnuts And Gorgonzola
If you are looking for a dish that just perfectly captures the autumn vibe? If you are then this fig and walnut Gorgonzola will be absolutely perfect for you.
Best of all this recipe is super easy to make so you will be able to make this food regardless of your skills in the kitchen.
19. Caramelized Figs With Cheese And Gingersnaps
Gingersnaps and caramelized figs are actually perfect together. Despite what you might think this is really the perfect pairing and one that you will be able to enjoy in mere moments.
20. Whole Wheat Chocolate Chunk Fig Bread
Are you looking for a decadent cake that just emphases the wonderful flavor of the figs?
If you are then this is the perfect recipe for you because it not only looks wonderful it has a sublime flavor that will knock your socks off!
21. Fig, Feta And Mint Crostini
Are you looking for a quick appetizer that is super refreshing and 100% delicious?
If you are then this will be the perfect recipe for you. The delicious creaminess of the feta and sweetness of the figs work perfectly with the bread.
22. Baked Goat Cheese Dip With Bacon, Pecans And Figs
Are you looking for a sweet, crispy and absolutely perfect dip to enjoy with a slice of fresh toasted bread?
If this is something that you think that you would enjoy then make sure to check out this recipe so that you can make this candied pecan, bacon and fig dip. It is absolute perfection!
23. Spice Roasted Figs With Hazelnuts And Vanilla Ice Cream
Roasted figs with crunch hazelnuts are absolutely perfection with ice cream.
If you think that this sounds like the perfect dessert for you to enjoy after a long day then this might be the perfect recipe for you.
24. Creamy Pumpkin Orzo With Figs And Spinach
If you like the sound of creamy pumpkin orzo with figs and spinach you should definitely check out this recipe.
It is filling and wonderfully fragrant. The perfect dish to enjoy after a long day at work.
25. Brown Butter Cake With Sugared Fig Frosting
Do you love cake? Of course, you do. Who doesn’t love cake? But this cake is something special.
The creamy fig frosting is absolutely to die for. So, make sure to check out this recipe so that you can get a slice and eat it too.
26. Figs In Phyllo
What better way to enjoy tender, juicy and flavorful figs than in crispy phyllo pastry?
This recipe is super easy to execute and wonderfully delicious. Perfect for large get-togethers and parties. So make sure to check out the recipe to learn more handout how to make it!
27. Fig Jam Muffins
Muffins are great. They are tasty, reasonably healthy and perfect for breakfasts. So, if you love muffins and figs make sure to check out this recipe because the combination is utterly heavenly.
28. Sticky Fig And Date Pudding With Butterscotch Sauce
If you are a lover of sticky fig and date pudding or something similar this is the perfect recipe. It combines a wonderful series of flavors and textures that just perfectly compliment the figs.
29. Fig And Orange Syrup Pistachio Cake
Cake makes everything better and with this wonderful fig and pistachio cake you will be in heaven.
It is light, fluffy and wonderfully flavorful. So, check out this recipe to change your life and get a delicious slice of cake!
30. Butterscotch Fig Trifle
Who doesn’t love trifles? It is a wonderfully refreshing and creamy dessert that works perfectly with figs.
So, if you are looking for a tasty dessert that looks good and tastes amazing make sure to check out this recipe to learn how to make it.
31. Grilled Fig And Lentil Salad With Goat’s Cheese
Salad is always refreshing. But when you throw in a little goat cheese and figs you can rest assured that you will be more than impressed.
This dish is super easy to make, fruity, healthy and absolute perfection so make sure to check out this recipe if you want to learn how to make it.
32. Fig, Apricots And Pistachio Fruitcakes
Fruit cake (see also our favorite fruit desserts) is always a winner. But if you add figs into the mix you get a whole new level of flavor that is actually pretty close to perfect.
This recipe is super tasty and fragrant so make sure to check out this recipe.
33. Goat’s Cheese And Fig Profiteroles
Goats cheese and figs are a match made in heaven. But when you put those two ingredients in a profiterole you will be blown away by the amazing flavor and wonderful texture.
34. Prosciutto And Fig-Wrapped Brie
If there was ever a perfect appetizer, this is it! Your guests will love the strong flavor and wonder fill crispy prosciutto wrapping.
The cheese and prosciutto work even better when you throw the mild sweetness of the figs in.
35. Bircher Muesli With Figs And Raspberries
Muesli is a wonderfully healthy breakfast that many people enjoy around the world.
Many people throw in different fruits that just add an extra layer of flavor that is simply perfection. In this case, figs and raspberries are the stars of the show.
This dish is super tasty and easy to make so just about anybody should be able to make and enjoy this dish.
36. Blue Cheeses And Fig Tart
Tarts are always a good choice and they are always a winner. But the combination of blue cheese and delicious figs really adds a wonderful layer of flavor to the dish that you simply do not get in any other food.
37. Fig, Honey And Ricotta Muffins
Muffins again! These muffins are a wonderfully healthy and tasty low calorie snack that you will not be able to get enough of. The extra flavor of the honey, ricotta and fig really is perfection.
38. Vegan Fig And Custard Tart
One for the vegans. If you are vegan, it can be hard to find tasty recipes that do not sacrifice flavor for your lifestyle. This dish does not do that and it is very easy to make.
39. Fig And Ginger Gratin
If you are looking for a dish that is tasty, creamy, flavorful and an absolute crowd pleaser then you will absolutely fall in love with this tasty dish.
40. Hazelnut And Fig Cacao Biscuits
Biscuits are perfect to eat with tea and coffee. But even on their own you will not regret making this delicious fig and cacao biscuit.
So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn how you can make this wonderful sweet treat.
Frequently Asked Questions
In this section we are going to answer some of your most frequently asked questions about figs and recipes that involve these tasty fruits. So, without further ado, let us get started!
What Are The Benefits Of Eating Figs?
Figs are actually very healthy. They contain high quantities of potassium and calcium which are both important minerals that will help improve bone density. This can reduce the risk of conditions like osteoporosis from developing.
In fact, there have been several studies that have indicated that a diet that is rich in potassium can improve the health of your bones and reduce bone turnover.
Who Should Not Eat Figs?
Figs are inherently good for people that have diabetes because it has a tendency to reduce the bloody sugar of the person eating it.
But this same feature can be harmful to those of you that have low blood sugar to start with. For this reason people that have low blood sugar should try to avoid eating figs.
Are There Really Wasps In Figs?
No, while this information has been circulating it is not always true. Wasps do lay eggs in figs but not every fig has wasp larvae in it.
If there were wasp eggs in a fig they will have been broken down and absorbed by the fruit long before you consume them.
But if you are worried there is no harm in cutting open your fig and checking before you eat them.
What Is The Best Way To Eat Figs?
One of the best ways to enjoy figs and get a true appreciation or the flavor and texture is to eat them raw. Skin, seeds and all.
Throw on a little honey and you will be in heaven, but if you prefer your figs cooked you can bake, broil or grill them in whatever fashion you prefer.
Basically, there is no right or wrong way to eat figs and no way is better than another. It is all up to you and what you enjoy that makes one method of eating figs better than another.
So, enjoy your figs however you like best.
Are Figs Good For Losing Weight?
Figs are actually quite good to eat if you want to lose weight. They do not contain a lot of calories and they are high in fiber. This makes them a filling food that does not cost a million calories.
If you eat a fair amount of figs and do not overeat they can be a fantastic superfood that will help to promote weight loss.
We hope that you enjoyed reading this article and learning all about these fantastic fig recipes.
There are truly a million ways to cook, serve and enjoy figs. In fact, it was quite hard to get this list as short as it is.
We tried our best to get a wide variety of dishes on this list, but if you have not seen something that strokes your fancy, do not worry, there are literally thousands of great fig recipes out there.
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