Pistachio Fig Bites


Need a quick pick me up? These pistachio fig bites are loaded with quick energy and heart healthy nutrition. The recipe was shared with us by the American Pistachio Growers, along with these recipes for Tex Mex Pitas and Chocolate Pistachio Coffee Cake.

Healthy Pistachio Fig Bites - just 3 ingredients! (Vegan, Paleo)

Special Diet Notes: Pistachio Fig Bites

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, and paleo-friendly.

Pistachio Fig Bites
Serves: 4 servings, 4 slices each
  1. Remove 8 whole pistachios, halve them and set aside for garnishing.
  2. Finely chop 2 tablespoons of remaining pistachios in a food processor, remove from container.
  3. Combine remaining pistachios, figs and orange peel in the food processor. Process until the mixture forms into a ball, less than 1 minute.
  4. Shape the mixture into an 8-inch log, then roll it in the reserved chopped nuts. Chill until firm.
  5. Cut the log into 16 slices. Place halved pistachios in center of each.
No Food Processor? If you do not have a food processor, chop the figs and all but 8 pistachios together with large knife until fine. Mix in the grated orange peel then shape as above.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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