Fabulous Fig Recipes to Try Before Fig Season Ends

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This year, try fig recipes beyond Fig Newtons. Did you know that figs technically are flowers of the fig tree that have grown inside-out? Figs come into season at the end of summer, making them one of the few Texas Hill Country fruits you can pick from the tree at that time. During July and August, head to Medina’s Love Creek Orchards for fresh fig picking. Whether you go to an orchard or harvest figs from your backyard, you’ll likely have an excess of them. Don’t worry, and take your bounty home to prepare these pinnable fig recipes.

Fig and Balsamic Glazed Chicken Thighs

Fig Recipes - Fig and Balsamic Glazed Chicken Thighs

Photo: Pinterest/No Spoon Necessary

Figs pair wonderfully with savory dishes, and that’s just what No Spoon Necessary did with this fig and balsamic glazed chicken recipe. Gorgonzola cheese and walnuts boost the savory flavor of this dish while foiling the fruity tang of the figs. Try this fig dish when you want a chance of pace from your usual chicken dinner.

Fresh Fig Bread

Fresh Fig Bread

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Bananas aren’t the only fruit to use for making quick breads. Figs can be incorporated into bread just as easily. What Can We Do With Paper and Glue presents a fig bread recipe that uses fresh figs. The figs boost the moisture of the bread without a lot of extra oil or butter. This bread makes a great snack or light breakfast, and thanks to fresh fruit and whole wheat flour, you can feel good about making this healthy treat.

Stuffed Figs with Goat Cheese

Fig Recipes - Stuffed Figs with Goat Cheese

Photo: Pinterest/Tori Avery

When you crave something simple yet sophisticated, try Tori Avery’s stuffed figs with goat cheese. The pungency of the goat cheese perfectly plays against the fruitiness of the figs. When you need simple fig recipes, few equate to this four-ingredient dish. It only takes four minutes to broil the fruit, so this also makes a good choice when you want a fast snack or appetizer.

Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread
Photo: Pinterest/Little Broken

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