advertisement

advertisement

No Thanks
Let
Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Balsamic-Poached Figs

  • Yield: Makes 2 cups
Balsamic-Poached Figs

Source: Whole Living, October 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1 whole allspice
  • 2 black peppercorns
  • 1 star anise (optional)
  • 8 ounces dried figs, such as Black Mission, halved lengthwise

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, heat sugar
    and 1/2 cup water until sugar dissolves.
    Add vinegar, orange juice,
    thyme, and spices and bring to
    a boil. Reduce until slightly thickened,
    about 5 minutes. Transfer
    to a medium heat-proof bowl and
    add figs. Let cool completely.

Cook's Note

Figs can be refrigerated in syrup for up to 2 weeks.

Related Topics