Crispy Polenta w/Fig & Gorgonzola

Crispy Polenta w/Fig & Gorgonzola

An easy to make, this light appetizer is made with pre-packaged polenta, figs, gorgonzola, honey and balsamic vinegar.


  • 1 roll prepared polenta
  • 6 fresh figs (washed, stemmed and cut into wedges) 1/4 cup gorgonzola cheese (crumbled)
  • 1 TBLS ghee
  • 1 TBLS honey
  • balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper


Step 1. 

Slice polenta into 8 slices. Pan fry in ghee for 5 min each side until crispy.

Step 2. 

Remove to individual plates (2 rounds per plate).

Step 3. 

Top with fresh figs and crumbled gorgonzola.

Step 4. 

Finish with drizzled honey and balsamic vinegar. Salt and pepper to taste.

Sharon's Hint

Make these into party appetizers by stacking crispy polenta with boursin cheese and a fig cut into rounds.