Gorgonzola Bruschetta with Balsamic Figs



Gorgonzola Bruschetta with Balsamic Figs

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena P.D.O, plus extra to serve
  • 2 figs, cut into eight
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 slices ciabatta
  • ½ garlic clove
  • 2 small handfuls watercress
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint leaves
  • cracked black pepper
  • 50g Gorgonzola piccante


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Coat figs in sugar and balsamic and leave for 15 minutes. Roast on a baking tray for 10-12 minutes until soft and caramelised.
  3. Brush oil over ciabatta slices and toast for 1-2 minutes a side on a hot griddle or under the grill. Rub lightly with garlic.
  4. Top ciabattas with watercress, mint, figs, black pepper and Gorgonzola.
  5. Drizzle with oil and balsamic vinegar before serving