High Fiber Sweet Braised Figs

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High Fiber Sweet Braised Figs

High Fiber Sweet Braised Figs

  Adding braised figs to your oatmeal, on fat-free cottage cheese or even onto a salad will make a sweet and stunning display that won’t disappoint. Not only are figs high in fiber that will keep you full, they are also loaded with potassium - a mineral important in controlling blood pressure. 

Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 70 kcal

Ingredients

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1/2 Tablespoon agave nectar
  • 6 figs, sliced in half

Instructions

  1. Heat a large non-stick sauté pan and spray with cooking spray. Add the agave nectar. 

  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. 

  4. Drizzle with remaining juice from the pan. 

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

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