Whether it’s enjoying roast dinner with all the trimmings or cooking something new, Christmas gives us the opportunity to indulge and enjoy our favourite foods. With more people than ever trying new ingredients and mixing up their diet, it can be challenging to cater to everyone over the festive period.

Growing in popularity in the UK, tofu’s versatility as a cooking ingredient means it can be combined in a huge range of delicious dishes.

Makes: 12

Prep: 15 mins

Cooking: 15-20 mins



1 pack Naked Tofoo

1 tbsp olive oil

½ tsp cayenne pepper

1 tsp paprika

2 tbsp maple syrup

50g Walnuts

12 small figs

Fresh basil leaves




  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C Fan, Gas Mark 5.
  • Cut the Tofoo into 12 cubes approx. 2cm square. Place in a bowl and mix with the olive oil, cayenne pepper and paprika. Season with salt and pepper
  • Cut a cross into the top of each fig, cutting halfway down.
  • Take a piece of marinated Tofoo and place inside the cut of the fig. Secure by skewering a toothpick through the side of the fig.
  • Once all the figs are filled, place on a baking tray, and place a walnut half on top of each. Drizzle with the maple syrup then bake in the oven for 15-20 mins until softened and caramelised.
  • Place on a serving plate and scatter with basil leaves. Serve warm.                                                                                                                Check out more delicious Tofoo recipes here