The Italiano

YIELD: Makes 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

2 or 3

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fresh or dried figs

,

quartered

2 tsp.

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balsamic vinegar

2 tsp.

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honey

3 T

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mascarpone cheese

,

room temperature

1 T

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honey

1

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bagel

,

split, plain or poppyseed recommended

2 slices

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prosciutto

additional honey for drizzling

DIRECTIONS

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