Fig with goat cheese and balsamic glazed
1 cup good balsamic vinegar
12 ripe figs, washed
4 ounces goat cheese
1/4 cup shelled pistachios, roasted, unsalted,
Place the oven rack to the upper part of the oven, preheat broiler.
Add the balsamic vinegar to a small saucepan.
Heat over medium heat until it simmers. Reduce heat to a low simmer for about 10-15 minutes until it starts to thicken. Turn off the heat, add to a small bowl to cool.
Remove the stem of the figs,cut a deep ‘X’ on the top.
Break the goat cheese into pieces and stuff into the figs.
Broil the figs for about 5 minutes or until the cheese starts to bubble and brown.
Remove from the oven and top with pistachios and drizzle with the balsamic glaze. Serve warm.