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Bourbon Fig Compote

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"A sweet and tangy compote that is excellently paired with a blue cheese or Brie. Serve with crackers."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 74 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine figs, sugar, whiskey, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and salt in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until liquid reduces by half, about 30 minutes. Cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 74 calories; 0.2 g fat; 15.9 g carbohydrates; 0.5 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 3 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I had tons of fresh figs from a tree out back, so I used about two plus cups of fresh diced figs. I also have some fancy balsamic vinegars: traditional balsamic, black cherry balsamic and Sicili...

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This was rather dry. I had to add water to really moisten the figs and try to get the mixture more syrupy. The bourbon flavor really disappeared. I thought it was just okay, but husband really l...

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I had tons of fresh figs from a tree out back, so I used about two plus cups of fresh diced figs. I also have some fancy balsamic vinegars: traditional balsamic, black cherry balsamic and Sicili...

My favorite brand of fig spread is discontinued! This recipe is just the replacement I needed. I will never go fig spreadless again. Okay, so I modified the recipe a tiny bit: we used up all our...

Awesome served with pork tenderloin and feta cheese!!

I had a sackful of figs to get through so I quadrupled this recipe. Very tangy! I'll probably add less balsamic vinegar next time. Great with butter and toast. I have some to a friend who plans ...

This was rather dry. I had to add water to really moisten the figs and try to get the mixture more syrupy. The bourbon flavor really disappeared. I thought it was just okay, but husband really l...

Super easy to make! Used it over my Thanksgiving baked Brie instead of the lingonberry jam I traditionally use. Followed all the directions and ingredients to a T. Set off the Brie really nicely.

Tastes very good, sweetness of dates plus the bourbon flavour makes for a great match

This was a great little treat! I bought some beautiful fresh figs, thinking of some sort of appetizer but found this recipe and gave it a try. It's delicious and also a way to impress your gue...

This is so delicious. However I didn't have whiskey so I used coconut rum. Great with cheese and very addictive. It also tastes better and better as days go by. Thanks for sharing @JSchubert