Citrus Ricotta Figs

Serves: 4

   12 medium-sized figs
   1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
   1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
   1 teaspoon grated orange peel
   3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
   6 tablespoons agave
   2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nuts

Citrus Ricotta Figs is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.

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 agave. Stuff each fig with 2 tablespoons flavored ricotta. Serve garnished with chopped nuts.