Chocolate covered stuffed figs



These chocolate stuffed figs are rich in anti-inflammatory antioxidants, fibre and polyphenols. Feel free to get creative and mix it up with some different ingredients in your stuffing such as walnuts, flaxseeds or pomegranate seeds.


Picture of tasty stuffed figs for an easy plant-powered sweet treat.

4.25 Plant Points


Stuffed figs

  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • 115g ricotta
  • 2 tsp sweetener of choice
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 25g pistachios, chopped, plus extra for topping
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds
  • 18-20 semi-dried figs
  • 80g 75% dark chocolate


  1. Place the carrot in a bowl and mix in the ricotta, sweetener, orange zest, pistachios and poppy seeds.
  2. Cut a cross in the top of each fig and pull them apart gently to create a little pocket, then stuff around 1 tsp of the ricotta mixture into each (you can use a piping bag if you have one).
  3. Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over just boiled water (or in the microwave) and drizzle over each fig, sprinkle with a few chopped pistachios and transfer to the fridge to set for 30 mins. They will keep in the fridge for up to three days or in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.

If you want more inspiration for sweet treats with a plant point bonus, you might also want to check out these bounty bar bites and this prebiotic chocolate bark.


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