Figs with Cinnamon, Almonds and Walnuts

With the weather warming up it's the perfect time to enjoy fresh figs!
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  • Serves 4
  • 6 Ingredients
  • 5 Minutes Prep
  • 15 Minutes Cook
  • Easy
Nutrition per serve
  • 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

Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips

One serve contains 15 grams of nuts. Nuts are a great source of healthy fats and can benefit heart health.

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Provider Acknowledgement

This recipe and image has been reproduced with permission from Nuts for Life

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