Fresh Figs with Orange, Ginger Sauce

by Sue
(New York)

Figs are good for your health and taste delicious

Figs are good for your health and taste delicious

Figs are such a delicious treat when they are in season. This healthy dessert recipe gives you an unusual and delicious way of enjoying them with very little effort, and no added sugar. The spicy orange sauce is a perfect complement to this healthy summer fruit.Prep and Cook Time: 5 minutes, cooking time: 20 minutes


Ingredients:

1 cup fresh orange juice
1 TBS chopped fresh ginger
1 star anise
12 fresh figs

Directions:

Simmer orange juice, ginger, and star anise together on high heat for 20 minutes, reducing volume to about half. Strain sauce, discarding all but liquid.
While sauce is reducing, cut figs in half from stem to stem.
Drizzle sauce over figs. If desired, sauce can be chilled before serving with figs.

Serves 4

(Source: The George Mateljan Foundation)

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