Fresh Fig Compote

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 16 servings


4cups fresh figs, stemmed and quartered
1teaspoon finely diced jalapeno
1/2teaspoon finely grated orange rind
1/2cup fresh orange juice
3tablespoons honey


  1. Combine all ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Bring to a simmer. Cook 10 minutes and remove from heat.

  3. Let cool. Place in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Serve over ice cream. Makes about 4 cups.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 82
  • Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 1mg
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Fiber 2.5g
  • Protein 0g