You are here: Home » Recipes » Citrus Ricotta Figs Citrus Ricotta Figs Recipe by National Honey Board Yield 6 servings Fresh figs stuffed with creamy ricotta and garnished with chopped pistachios—a perfect summery dessert. PrintEmail This elegant dessert only takes a few minutes to assemble. The citrus-infused ricotta-cheese filling can be prepared in advance and held in the refrigerator until needed. The nuts can be chopped ahead as well. All that is left to do is slice the figs and fill them. Ingredients 12 medium ripe fresh figs1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese6 tablespoons honey1 teaspoon grated lemon peel1 teaspoon grated orange peel3/4 teaspoon vanilla2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nuts or other nuts Instructions Remove stem ends from figs. Cut each into a tulip shape by slicing in quarters from stem almost to blossom end. Press on stem end to open petals. In a blender or food processor, whirl ricotta, citrus rinds, vanilla, and honey. Stuff each fig with 2 tablespoons flavored ricotta. Serve garnished with chopped nuts.