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What to make for Easter dinner: roast pigeon with figs recipe

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Calories

What to make for Easter dinner: roast pigeon with figs recipe

  • 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Serves 6
  • Medium

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Easter is coming and we want to offer you a great recipe to make your Easter dinner perfect. Learn how to make a delicious roast pigeon with figs, a terrific recipe from Tuscany.

Ingredients to make a delicious roast pigeon with figs (6 serves)

  • 2 pigeons
  • rashers of bacon
  • butter
  • oil
  • salt & pepper
  • a little bit of meat broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Cognac
  • 1 cup of cream
  • 4 dried figs
  • mashed potatoes as a side dish

How to make the roast pigeon with figs recipe

Clean 2 pigeons and pass them on the flame to burn away any plumes, salt and pepper inside, savoring it with a piece of bacon, a bay leaf and 2 dried figs each.

Wrap the breast with thin rashers of bacon, then tie with kitchen thread. Heat a piece of butter and 2 tablespoons of oil, put the pigeons and roast them for 45 minutes, keep them hydrated pouring some Cognac and broth on them.

Salt and pepper them. When the pigeons are almost ready cover them with a small cup of cream. Add the other 4 dried figs and roast for 5 minutes more. Serve the pigeons with mashed potatoes.

What wine goes well with roast pigeon with figs?

Sweetness and strong flavors are dominant in this dish, so let’s find to find harmony pairing a spicy, red tannic wine like Brunello di Montalcino or Barolo.

 

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