Grilled Figs w/ Rosemary & Chèvre

3 oz of
Chèvre cheese, room temp
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, plus whole sprigs for garnish
4 large figs
1 tablespoon olive oil

In a small bowl, combine the
Chèvre cheese, honey, and chopped rosemary.

Heat grill.

Lightly brush the figs with olive oil and grill the unfilled figs for 5 to 8 minutes, until they begin to brown, turning once.

Set aside until cool enough to handle.

Using a sharp knife, make an X on the stem end of each fig and gently squeeze it open from the blossom end.

Place a tablespoon of cheese mixture into each fig.

Serve at room temp.

Definition of
Chèvre Cheese: [SHEHV-ruh; SHEHV] French for "goat," Chèvre is a pure white goat's-milk cheese with a delightfully tart flavor that easily distinguishes it from other cheeses. Some of the better known Chèvre's include banon, Bûcheron and Montrachet. 

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