What to Do with Those Figs?

fig and caramelized onion flatbread by little broken

Photo: Katya/Little Broken

Figs are in season! Scoop up these beautiful gems at your market and get cooking. While dried figs are available all year round, fresh figs hit their peak season from June through September. These fruits are a great source of potassium and fiber. Aside from their health benefits, figs are an incredible ingredient to cook with due to their unique taste and texture, all which vary with the six types of fig varietals. Get creative in your kitchen while fig season is still here!

fig honey jam by flavor the moments

Photo: Marcie/Flavor The Moments

Small Batch Fig Honey Jam

Culinary school graduate Marcie, from Flavor the Moments, loves to share seasonal food with amazing flavor. Her jam recipe is the perfect seasonal fix for figs! Easy to make and bursting with flavor, this jam is sure to make any toast pop.

Caramelized Onion, Prosciutto, and Fig Quesadilla

Quesadillas just got a whole new upgrade. Cathy from What Should I Make For loves to share a balance of healthy and decadent meals on her blog. Quick and easy meals that are delicious is the name of her game, and she definitely hit the nail on the head with this recipe. Oozing with gruyere cheese, a peppery bite from arugula, and a sweet finish of fig jam, this quesadilla recipe is worth trying out for your cheat meal.

fig and caramelized onion flatbread by little broken

Photo: Katya/Little Broken

Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Katya from Little Broken creates beautiful dishes from scratch. Her dishes aim to be healthy, simple, and avoid as many processed ingredients as possible. Her flatbread is the perfect seasonal bite. Layered with sweet caramelized onions, salty feta cheese, and topped with fresh figs, this is sure to be a recipe to impress any guest.

fig blue cheese walnut salad with bacon dressing by host the toast

Photo: Morgan/Host The Toast

Fig, Blue Cheese, Walnut Salad With Warm Bacon Dressing

Brian, Frankie, and Morgan from Host The Toast know how to people please with recipes. With figs in their prime season, they have created a mouth watering salad that even self-proclaimed “veggie-haters” will love! Filled with figs, walnuts, bacon, bleu cheese, and spinach, this salad will be a delight with every bite.

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  • Reply marcie December 5, 2016 at 12:17 am

    Thank you for including my jam in this delicious round up — I’m hungry for figs!

    • Reply Hannah Bertiger December 5, 2016 at 2:43 am

      Thanks Marcie- so are we!

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