Fig and Onion Spread

Fig and Onion Spread

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Thea McAbbott 2

"This is delicious spread on crackers or a sliced baguette with a smear of blue cheese. It can also be used as a topping for a wheel of warm brie. It's important to use a good quality aged balsamic vinegar in this recipe."

Ingredients

45 m servings 38 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 38 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.3 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat; stir onion in the hot oil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover saucepan, and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened and caramel-colored, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. Stir figs into onion; cook and stir until figs begin to lose their shape and have softened into onion, 10 to 15 minutes. Pour balsamic vinegar into fig-onion mixture; cook until all the liquid has evaporated, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, into fig-onion mixture until desired sweetness is reached. Serve warm or chilled.
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This is a lovely recipe, but I did find it needed a little salt, which I added while the onion was caramelizing and also at the end of cooking. I used 24 dried figs and made only a half recipe ...

Followed the recipe exactly as given - used figs picked from my Mission Fig tree. I was disappointed - but then do not know what I was expecting it to taste like. Still looking for that spectacu...

Nummy Nummy Nummy!!! Easy recipe to follow. From start to finish. So when my figs broke down they were still a tad chunky, I finished the cooking process and then pulsed the batch a couple of ti...

Question: what if the white spread just above the bread in the picture please? Havent tried the recipe yet though looking forward