When it comes to bacon fig jam, you don’t have to wait to make it until November or December to give out as edible gifts. Our Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Mission Dried Figs add depth, but using our Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Golden Figs adds a delightful sweetness with the bacon. Here are four bacon jam uses to create easy weekday and evening meals.
Charcuterie & Cheese Boards: Bacon Fig Shallot Jam
Charcuterie and cheese plates need a small bowl full of this salty sweet jam. Deep flavor comes from melted shallots and a small spoonful makes a bold bite when paired with salami, tangy cheeses or on crackers.
10 Minute Dinner: Creamy Spaghetti with Figs, Peas and Bacon
Think again about bacon fig jam: think of it as a sauce starter. That’s the idea behind this quick and easy main dish. All you need are four ingredients and 10 minutes to bring this dish to the table.
Grilled Cheese, Please: Smoked Mozzarella Fig Bacon Grilled Sandwich
This smoky sandwich might become your new favorite way to eat grilled cheese. Smoked mozzarella and fig bacon jam team up in this gourmet grilled cheese.
Eat Your Greens: Warm Kale Salad with Bacon Fig Vinaigrette
Whisking together a bacon fig jam vinaigrette takes minutes. Garnished with almonds, golden dried figs, and hard boiled eggs, this wilted kale salad makes a great main dish.
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