Black figs confit with Mexican tarragon - Black figs confit with Mexican tarragon - Healthy and gourmet meal idea

Black figs confit with Mexican tarragon

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Healthy and gourmet meal idea, Healthy eating
Keyword: Desserts, Fruits, It's the season
Servings: 4
Calories: 190kcal


  • 8 Ripe black fig
  • 10 leaves Mexican tarragon
  • 1 Orange
  • 100 g Myrtille
  • 60 g Caster sugar


  • Squeeze the orange after taking a ribbon of zest without damaging the white, bitter skin. Pour the juice into a frying pan with 10 cl of water, sugar, tarragon leaves and orange zest. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Pass the figs quickly under water. Split them crosswise halfway up. Add them to the syrup and cook for 5 minutes over high heat, turning often. Remove them from the syrup and place in a deep dish.
  • Add the blueberries to the syrup (cut the larger ones in half). Turn the figs 2 minutes and pour over the blueberry syrup.
  • Serve these figs warm or cold, as is or accompanied by a honey ice cream or almonds.

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