Roasted Figs with Goat's Cheese Recipe

Whipped goat’s cheese with baked figs

  • serves 8
  • Easy

Save time and still impress with this super-simple starter. Ready in 20 minutes, it's perfect for a festive dinner party



  • soft goat's cheese 200g
  • soft cheese 100g
  • double cream 200ml
  • figs 12 ripe, halved
  • thyme a few sprigs, leaves picked
  • olive oil
  • chives 1/2 a small bunch, chopped
  • walnuts a handful, toasted
  • toast to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Whizz the cheeses and cream with some seasoning, in a food processor, until smooth.

  • Step 2

    Put the figs cut-side up on a baking sheet. Add a few thyme leaves, drizzle with olive oil, season, and bake for 8 minutes until soft.

  • Step 3

    Fold the chives through the cheese, and add dollops to 8 plates, spreading it out in a line with the back of a spoon or spatula. Top with 3 fig halves, crumble over the walnuts and serve with melba or very thin sourdough toast.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 318
  • Fat 26.8g
  • Saturates 15.3g
  • Carbs 10.9g
  • Sugars 10.9g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Protein 7.3g
  • Salt 0.5g