Simple Spiced Figs

Simple Spiced Figs

Makes 2 dozen

Poaching figs in red wine, sherry vinegar, honey and cinnamon instantly makes your home smell luscious. Serve these warm or cold, alongside a green salad, on a cheese plate or diced and spooned over ice cream or pound cake.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 cups Gran Conti Sangiovese, or other dry red wine
  • 24 mixed dried figs (about 2 1/2 cups or 10 oz, such as black mission and white Turkish figs
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons 365 Everyday Value® Organic Mountain Forest Honey Amber
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • Zest of 1 orange, removed in wide strips using a vegetable peeler
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Method: 

Combine all ingredients in a medium pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until figs are very tender and fragrant, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately, or cool and store in the poaching liquid (solids discarded) until ready to use. (Simmer poaching liquid until thickened to drizzle over figs or desserts, or to stir into hot tea.)

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 figs, 100 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 1g protein
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