A healthy recipe for figs.


  • 6 fresh figs

  • 75g gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

  • 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon Natvia stevia blend

  • 40ml (2 tablespoon) balsamic vinegar

  • 2 cups picked watercress leaves


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 200°C.

  • 2.

    Cut a cross in the top of each fig, top with a heaped teaspoon of gorgonzola, and place in an ovenproof dish. Place two tablespoons of the olive oil, Natvia stevia blend and vinegar in a small bowl and whisk to combine.

  • 3.

    Drizzle a little of the balsamic mixture over each fig and bake in oven for 2-3 minutes until the cheese is melted. Place the watercress leaves and remaining olive oil in a bowl, season well with salt and pepper and toss to combine.

  • 4.

    To serve, divide the watercress between six plates and top each with a fig. Drizzle with any remaining vinegar.

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