Figs With Marsala and Orange

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

From the book Healthy Mediterranean Cooking by Rena Salaman

Top Review by evelynathens

This fig dessert was just fantastic. The figs were very aromatic in the citrusy syrup. Served with a small dollop of greek yoghurt on the side.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine orange juice, and wine into a stainless steel sauce pan.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil rapidly for 5 minutes to reduce.
  3. Mix in honey and zest and simmer 3-4 minutes.
  4. Place figs in pan and gently roll them in the syrup over low heat to poach them for 2 minutes.
  5. You do not want to cook or soften them but remain intact.
  6. Remove from heat, add orange blossom water or rose water and let cool.
  7. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  8. Serve slightly chilled, coating the figs with the syrup.

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