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Figs with cinnamon, almonds and walnuts

With the weather warming up it's the perfect time to enjoy fresh figs!


Serves: Serves 4

Number of ingredients: 6 Ingredients

To prep: 5 Minutes Prep

To cook: 15 Minutes Cook

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy : 795kJ

  • Fat (total): 11g

  • - Saturated Fat : 1g

  • Carbohydrate (total): 15g

  • Fibre: 5g

  • Sodium: 8mg


1 cup fresh orange juice

1 cinnamon stick

2 star anise

12 small fresh figs

¼ cup blanched almonds

¼ cup roughly chopped walnuts


  1. Place the orange juice, cinnamon and star anise in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a simmer, reduce the heat to low and add the figs.
  3. Poach the figs for 10 minutes then remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  4. Continue to simmer the orange poaching liquid until reduced slightly.
  5. To serve, spoon the figs into serving bowls and scatter with almonds and walnuts