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Red Wine and Rosemary Figs with Fromage Blanc Sorbet

  • yield: Serves 6

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Ingredients

For the Sorbet

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 8 ounces fromage blanc

For the Figs

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups dry red wine, such as Pinot Noir
  • 2 stems fresh rosemary
  • 3 strips (3 inches each) lemon zest
  • 1 pound fresh figs (any type), quartered

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Make the sorbet: Bring sugar, water, honey, and lemon zest to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes. Whisk in lemon juice and fromage blanc. Let cool completely. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about 4 hours (or overnight).

  2. Step 2

    Freeze mixture in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Transfer to a large container, and freeze until firm, about 1 hour (or for up to 1 week).

  3. Step 3

    Make the figs: Sprinkle sugar over bottom of a 12-inch saute pan. Cook over medium-high heat, swirling pan occasionally, until sugar is light gold, about 5 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Add wine in a slow, steady stream, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add rosemary and lemon zest, and simmer until reduced by half, about 8 minutes. Add figs, and cook until liquid is syrupy and figs are soft, about 4 minutes. Let cool to room temperature. Discard rosemary and lemon zest.

  5. Step 5

    Divide sorbet among 6 dishes, and spoon figs and syrup over the top. Serve immediately.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, September 2008

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Reviews (1)

  • Elaibb 21 Oct, 2009

    this is the 5th time i'm trying to add a comment - extremely annoying. so i'll type again - if we view in thumbnail and click a pic, why do we then have to click to see the recipe - if we've click the pic, it should be clear we want the recipe