Pickled Figs in Balsamic

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Rita1652

Balsamic glazed soft figs sweetened with sugar and honey enhanced with lemon, vanilla, peppercorns, allspice, juniper berries, rosemary and with meaty walnuts.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place figs in a large pot and cover with boiling water for 3 minutes. Cool. Drain all but 3 cups of the water. Combine the 3 cups water, vinegar, sugar, honey, vanilla, peppercorns, allspice berries, juniper, salt, rosemary, lemon meat and zest strips in a large nonreactive pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Carefully lower the figs into the simmering syrup. Simmer uncovered for twenty minutes, add the walnuts. Continue simmering for another 10-25 minutes depending on the size of your figs. The liquid should look slightly syrupy and the figs should be a little glossy .
  3. Arrange figs in jars, dividing the goodness in the syrup evenly between them. With a ladle pour the syrup over the figs leaving 1/2 inch of headroom.
  4. Close and seal the jars . Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.

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