I cut the sugar in half because I don't like it too sweet and it is delicious. Yummy with cheese and bread.
Fig and Lime Jam
Photo: Gentl & Hyers; Styling: Kendra Smoot
We tested this recipe with not-too-sweet Brown Turkey figs; if using sweeter Black Mission figs, you may need to decrease the sugar. The mashed fig mixture can stand as long as overnight.
Yield: 4 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 70
- Fat: 0.1g
- Saturated fat: 0.0g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
- Protein: 0.2g
- Carbohydrate: 18.1g
- Fiber: 0.8g
- Cholesterol: 0.0mg
- Iron: 0.1mg
- Sodium: 0.0mg
- Calcium: 10mg
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 3 limes)
- 2 pounds fresh Brown Turkey figs, cut into (1/4-inch) pieces (about 6 cups)
- 1. Combine all ingredients in a large heavy saucepan; mash fig mixture with a potato masher until combined. Let stand 2 hours. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 35 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken slightly, stirring occasionally. Cool completely. Cover and chill overnight.
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