10 Sweet & Savory Fig Recipes

10 Sweet & Savory Fig Recipes

Figs are abundant this season and here at Locally Well we want to make sure you are making the most of it! Check out these delicious fig recipes, savory and sweet, from San Diego’s local food bloggers.

6 Savory Fig Recipes: Sides & Appetizers


Fall Fig Chutney [Vegan, GF]

Reminisce on the classic fig newton with this delicious chutney! This recipe can be topped on your favorite breads or grilled meats and is an all round treat for this upcoming fall.

Liz the Chef

Figs with Basil, Goat Cheese, & Pomegranate Vinaigrette [Vegetarian, GF]

Goat cheese + fig = pure yum! With the addition of arugula and basil, this treat just became a savory side salad that is far from mundane. This balanced dish can be added to a side of roasted potatoes or butternut squash for your next wholesome lunch.

Kitchen Konfidence

Fig & Caramelized Onion Tart [Vegetarian]

Made with a crispy phyllo dough, this recipe is a great appetizer for your next gathering. The combo of caramelized onions and goat cheese creates the softly sweet, smoky flavor that makes the mouth tingle as you eat.

Barbara Cooks


Photo Credit: Whitney Bond

Fig & Jalapeno Grilled Cheese [Vegetarian]

This quick 25 min recipe is the perfect combination of spicy and sweet. Made with jalapenos and spicy cheddar cheese, this grilled cheese is bound to kick up the heat this upcoming fall.

Whitney Bond

California Fig & Pistachio Couscous with Fresh Basil [Vegan,GF]

This quick, sweet and savory dish can be served warm or cold. Made with toasted Isreal couscous and topped with pistachios to create a subtle nutty flavor that pairs well with the sweet figs. Bring this dish to your next picnic or potluck and it will be gone in minutes!

Mimi Avocado

Fig & Olive in Balsamic Reduction with Labneh Cheese [Vegetarian, GF]

Spice up your next dish with this gourmet topping! A perfect addition to your favorite toasted bread, crackers or raw veggie platter, this fig & olive in balsamic reduction is salty and sweet!

La Jolla Cooks 4 U

4 Sweet Fig Recipes: Breakfast & Dessert


Photo Credit: My impossibly Tiny Kitchen

Goat Cheese Ice Cream with Caramelized Spiced Figs [Vegetarian, GF]

This recipe blogger took the classic fig and goat cheese to a whole new level with this ice cream recipe. Made with caramelized spiced figs, this delicious treat can be the best friend to your summer’s end.

From My Impossibly Tiny Kitchen

Dog Days of Summer Fig Smoothie [Vegan, GF]

Celebrate the end of summer with its fruitful bounty! This dazzling, purple smoothie combines figs, berries + plums so it’s packed with plenty of antioxidants.

Food, a Love Story


Photo Credit: Family Spice

Fig Puffs Stuffed with Walnuts and Raisins [Vegan]

This vegan dessert puff is a perfectly sweet add to your tea or coffee. Stuffed with walnuts and raisins for extra flavor, these delicious treats can come with you on your next family gathering.

Family Spice

Roasted Figs & Grapes With Walnuts, Thyme and Sea Salt [Vegan, GF]

This quick and easy gluten free, vegan dish is a delicious sweet addition to your morning, day or night. These roasted figs and grapes, spiced with thyme and sea salt can satisfy you on many levels.

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