Honey Roasted Figs with Ricotta and Orange Sauce Recipe

These Greek treats are grilled honey figs with ricotta and sticky orange sauce. This quick and easy recipe is also included in our romantic dinner ideas for two, check out more recipes that you can try and impress your loved one in your dinner for two.

Honey Roasted Figs with Ricotta and Orange Sauce Recipe

How To Make Honey Roasted Figs with Ricotta and Orange Sauce Recipe

Bring the Greek taste into your table with this easy-to-make Honey Roasted Figs with Ricotta and Orange Sauce Recipe.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 1 tsp butter
  • 8 figs, ripe
  • 4 tbsp honey, preferably Greek
  • 500 grams ricotta, from Italian delis, good-quality fresh
  • 2 tbsp walnuts, toasted, chopped

For the orange sauce

  • 5 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 small orange, strained
  • 2 cinnamon sticks


  1. To make the orange sauce, combine ingredients in a small pan and bring to the boil, stirring, then simmer for about 10 minutes or until slightly sticky.

  2. Set aside to cool slightly, then discard cinnamon sticks.

  3. Butter a shallow baking dish and turn grill to high.

  4. Wash and dry the figs, then cut in half.

  5. Place cut-side up in the baking dish.

  6. Pour the honey over the figs from a warm spoon, so it runs smoothly.

  7. Place under the grill for 6 minutes or until the figs soften and heat through.

  8. Cut the ricotta into 4 wedges.

  9. Serve warm figs on a wedge of ricotta and drizzle with warm orange sauce.

  10. Scatter with toasted walnuts.


  • Sugar: 46g
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  • Calcium: 328mg
  • Calories: 466kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 449mg
  • Protein: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 119mg
  • Vitamin A: 796IU
  • Vitamin C: 16mg
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