The Italiano

The Italiano

YIELD: Makes 1 serving


2 or 3 - fresh or dried figs, quartered

2 tsp. - balsamic vinegar

2 tsp. - honey

3 T - mascarpone cheese, room temperature

1 T - honey

1 - bagel, split, plain or poppyseed recommended

2 slices - prosciutto

additional honey for drizzling


Toss the figs with the balsamic vinegar and 2 tsp. honey, set aside.

Mix the softened mascarpone cheese with 1 T honey.

Lightly toast the bagel halves and top with the honey cheese mixture, prosciutto and figs. Toast under the broiler for an additional 2 or 3 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly, drizzle with additional honey & serve immediately