Marsala-Poached Figs over Ricotta

Follow ACE On
Healthy Living

Healthy Recipes
Provided by

Marsala-Poached Figs over Ricotta

Marsala-Poached Figs over Ricotta

Vanilla-infused ricotta cheese is the perfect foil for saucy poached figs.

Serves 2

Prep Time 5 min

Total Time 15 min.


  • 1/2 cup quartered dried figs
  • 1/4 cup Marsala or port
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon toasted slivered almonds

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Place figs, Marsala (or port) and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until the figs soften and the wine is syrupy. Stir together ricotta, sugar and vanilla. Divide between 2 bowls and top with the fig mixture and almonds.