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 fat-free 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.
Yield: 6 servings
Here’s what you need…
- Non-stick cooking spray
- 1 Tablespoon agave nectar
- 12 figs, sliced in half
- Heat a large non-stick saute pan and spray with cooking spray. Add the agave nectar.
- 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.
- 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.