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Ruby port fig jam is a delicious, savory condiment. It's wonderful spread on toast or scones. Best of all, it's a freezer jam recipe - no canning involved!
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Ruby Port Fig Jam

Recipe from Food Network
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Condiment
Author: Cynthia


  • 1 pound chopped fresh figs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 2 Tablespoons ruby port
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • pinch of salt


  • Bring figs, sugar, the seeds from 1/2 vanilla bean and salt to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until the sugar melts.
  • Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until a drop of the mixture sets on a chilled plate, about 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir in lemon juice and ruby port.
  • Fill sterilized jars, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace, then seal and process for 15 minutes.
  • Jam can also be stored in sterilized jars in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.