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Black Mission Figs

Produce-Pick

How to Select

Select figs that are clean and dry, with smooth, unbroken skin. The fruit should be soft and yielding to the touch, but not mushy.

How to Store

Keep figs in a plastic bag in the coldest part of your refrigerator. Use within two days.

Nutrients Found in Black Mission Figs

Black Mission Figs are fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free, good source of dietary fiber and potassium.

Celery Stuffed with Fig Blue Cheese Spread

Servings: 4    Preparation Time: 15 Min     Calories/Serving: 140

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp crumbled blue cheese, reduced fat
  • 3 tbsp cream cheese, fat free
  • ½ cup plain yogurt, fat free
  • 2 figs of your choice, chopped
  • 4 dried apricots, chopped
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
  • 8 stalks celery

Directions:

  1. With a fork and hand mixer, mix blue cheese, cream cheese and yogurt until smooth. Stir in chopped dried apricot, figs and pecans.
  2. Refrigerate spread until ready for use.
  3. Slice celery stalks into 3-to 4-inch sticks. Fill celery pieces with spread.
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