Figs in Marinated Feta

There seems to be plenty of fresh figs on sale in the supermarkets at present, so now is the time to try this delicious snack. However, you can substitute peaches, nectarines or melon wedges for the figs if you prefer.


Ingredients: (serves 4)
1 garlic clove - crushed
1 red chilli - deseeded and chopped
grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon
half tsp ground cumin
1tbs chopped fresh mint
6tbs extra virgin olive oil
250g feta cheese - chopped
6 large ripe figs
4 slices of toasted sourdough bread
cracked black pepper
Reduced Balsamic Vinegar to serve

Method:
  • Put the garlic. chilli, lemon zest, cumin, mint and oil into a bowl, add the feta and toss gently.
  • Set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes (or this can be done the night before).
  • Slice the figs in half and serve on the toasted bread with the feta and marinade juices.
  • Serve sprinkled with Reduced Balsamic Vinegar.

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