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Sauteed Figs with Cinnamon and Almonds

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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


The flavors of cinnamon, cardamom, and almonds pair with figs, extra virgin olive oil and wine to create this simple sautéed fruit compote.




  1. Wash and trim figs; slice in half.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet. Add cinnamon and cardamom.
  3. Sauté figs in olive oil for about 6-7 minutes until be begin to get tender.
  4. Add almonds and white wine, sautéing for an additional 2 – 3 minutes, until thickened and bubbly.
  5. Serve warm.
  6. Makes 6 servings, 1/2-cup per serving.


This recipe is excellent served over plant-based ice cream or sorbet. It’s also delicious as a topping for pancakes or waffles.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 187
  • Sugar: 26 g
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 32 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 2 g

Keywords: vegan fig recipe, fig dessert recipe, vegan fig recipes