Sweet fig preserves balance the tartness of the plums. Choose red or purple plums with bright, unblemished skin that are firm and plump to the touch.
1/4 cup fig preserves
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice $
1/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1/3 cup (3 ounces) soft goat cheese
4 (2-ounce) slices country wheat bread, toasted $
1 cup loosely packed arugula
2 ripe plums, cut into thin wedges $
3 ounces very thin slices prosciutto
1. Combine first 3 ingredients, stirring with a whisk; set aside.
2. Spread 3/4 ounce cheese evenly over each bread slice; divide arugula, plum wedges, and prosciutto evenly over sandwiches. Drizzle each sandwich with about 1 tablespoon fig preserves mixture.