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Fig Jam
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Fig Jam (Middle Eastern Style)

Fig jam on a nice piece of toast, with or without butter is one of the purest ways to eat this delightful food.
PREP TIME10 minutes
TOTAL TIME1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 2 quarts
Cuisine: Middle Eastern


  • 3 lbs Figs
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 4-5 tbsp Lemon Juice fresh


  • Slice figs into quarters, and place in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add the sugar and lemon juice.
  • Heat over medium heat, stirring occassionaly.
  • Continue cooking until temperature reaches 220ºF (105ºC), about an hour.
  • If you wish to can, follow canning instructions.
  • Otherwise cool to room temperature and store in the fridge.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories: 1284kcal - Carbohydrates: 333g - Protein: 5g - Fat: 2g - Saturated Fat: 1g - Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g - Monounsaturated Fat: 1g - Sodium: 9mg - Potassium: 1613mg - Fiber: 20g - Sugar: 311g - Vitamin A: 968IU - Vitamin C: 25mg - Calcium: 242mg - Iron: 3mg
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