AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Celery Stuffed with Fig Blue Cheese Spread
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 mins
 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
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.

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.

 

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.

Celery Stuffed with Fig Blue Cheese Spread
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