Black Forest Ham Wrapped Figs with Ricotta

This will be THE hit of your Holiday parties. Greenridge Farm All Natural Black Forest Ham gives the perfect amount of savory and natural smoke flavor to balance the sweetness of the figs. A sweet and savory appetizer that will sure to please the whole crowd. Bon Appetite!!!!

Yield: 12 servings

Prep time: about 15 minutes
Cooking time: 2 to 3 minutes

Ingredients:

12 fresh figs
12 slices of Greenridge Farm Black Forest Ham
Olive oil
1 cup strained sheep’s-milk ricotta or other high-quality ricotta
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

InSTRUCTIONs:

1. Wrap each fig in a slice of ham and fasten closed with a toothpick.
2. Coat a skillet with a good film of oil, about 1/4 inch deep, and heat over medium-high heat. Working in batches, sauté the wrapped figs on all sides for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the ham is crispy. As each fig is cooked, transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together the ricotta, honey, and sumac. Season with the salt and pepper to taste.
4. Serve the figs with the ricotta sauce.

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