German Ham-Wrapped Figs with Marinated Bean Salad & Hazelnuts

Serves: 12

Ingredients:fig prosciutto use

2 cups port wine

1 cinnamon stick

12 figs, cut in half lengthwise

12 thin slices German Black Forest ham or German prosciutto


Heat port and cinnamon in a saucepan, reduce liquid to half, and pour over fig halves. Let figs macerate while liquid cools. Drain figs halves, reserving liquid, and wrap in ham. Set aside and make salad.

Marinated Bean Salad & Hazelnuts



1/4 cup hazelnut oil

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon port reduction

1 teaspoon German imported honey

1 teaspoon Bavarian Mustard

Salt and pepper to taste

1/2 pound cooked green and yellow wax beans

1 head frisee, trimmed and chopped

1 cup toasted, chopped hazelnuts

Chives to garnish


Whisk together oil, vinegar, port reduction, honey, Bavarian mustard and salt and pepper. Toss with beans and frisee. To serve, place some salad in middle of each plate and top with 1-2 ham-wrapped figs. Garnish with chopped hazelnuts and chives.

Created exclusively for by renowned German Chef Hans Röckenwagner