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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
COOK TIME1 hour
TOTAL TIME1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 2 quarts
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  • 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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