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This goat cheese and fig combination is a perfectly quick and elegant starter. The tang of the goat cheese with the sweetness of the figs will have people coming back for more.

Cheesy Fig Conserve Recipe

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 8


  • 8 Dried Figs
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Sweet Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 6oz Soft Goat Cheese, softened


  1. Remove the stems from the figs and halve or quarter them. Place in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for five minutes, covered, then drain and cool.
  2. In a medium skillet melt the butter over medium heat then add the onion and cook until browned. Stir in the figs and thyme, then cook another 2 minutes or until the figs are softened. Stir in the balsamic and cook three minutes more.
  3. Mix the fix and juices into the goat cheese, spoon into a bowl and serve with crackers!