Sweet Braised Figs - 50/50 Fitness/Nutrition

Sweet Braised Figs

This recipe is simple, healthy and delicious. Braised figs make a stunning display, and their delicate warm taste will not disappoint. Add braised figs to your oatmeal, on cottage cheese or even throw a few onto a salad. Not only are figs high in fiber, they are also loaded with potassium—a mineral important in controlling blood pressure.

Servings: 6

Here’s what you need…

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 Tablespoon raw honey
  • 12 figs, sliced in half
  1. Heat a large non-stick sauté pan and spray with cooking spray. Add the raw honey.
  2. Place the figs, sliced side down in the pan. Cook for 3-5 minutes over medium heat. The figs will become slightly sticky and golden around the edges.
  3. Remove from pan and place sliced side up on a plate. Drizzle with remaining juice from the pan.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 70 calories, .2g fat, 18g carbohydrate, 2.4g fiber, and .6g protein.

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