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Orange-Fig Jam

Oxmoor House
Yield 64 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
Serve this honey-colored jam alongside goat cheese or 1/3-less-fat cream cheese with assorted crackers. The recipe makes a lot, so store in decorative jars in your refrigerator to serve to unexpected guests and at impromptu parties. Tie on a pretty ribbon to present as a hostess gift.

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 (7-ounce) packages dried Calimyrna figs, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind

Nutrition Information

  • calories 37
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 9 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 10 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients except orange rind in a 2 1/2-quart electric slow cooker; stir until sugar dissolves. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Stir in orange rind.

  2. Place half of fig mixture in a food processor; process until smooth. Pour into a bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining fig mixture. Ladle jam into hot sterilized jars. Cover jars with metal lids; screw on bands. Cool to room temperature. Chill thoroughly; store in refrigerator.

Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight