Gingered figs

Yield: 5 servings

Measure Ingredient
20 California dried figs
3 cups Cold water
1 tablespoon Light molasses
2 teaspoons Powdered ginger
½ cup Sugar

Place figs and water in saucepan. Bring to hard boil, then lower heat and simmer. Cover figs and cook for 20 minutes. Add molasses, ginger and sugar. Stir gently in order to avoid breaking figs.

Simmer for 15 minutes more or until figs are plumped and tender.

Serves 5 or 6. Wonderful with ham, pork, chicken, steak or roast beef! Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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