Fig & Onion Quick Jam

Recipe by: Jerry James Stone | Written November 14, 2018

Jam on it! No, really.. if you are a jam lover, this is the fall recipe for you. In this video I show you how to make a delicious onion and fig quick jam, or refrigerator jam. That means no canning skills are needed! It’s a great holiday condiment or perfect right out of the jar (not gonna lie!).



1 1/2 onions, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter, unsalted
2 cups chopped figs
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Total Time:

100 minutes

10 minutes
90 minutes
2 cups 
Recipe Type:
  1. Melt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter in a pan.  

  2. Add in 1 tablespoon olive oil and mix it together.  

  3. Add in 1 1/2 peeled and chopped onions.  

  4. Cook down the onions until they are fully caramelized.  

  5. Add in 2 cups chopped figs, 1/2 cup honey, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice. Mix all of it together.  


  7. Cook until the ingredients begin to cook down and simmer.  

  8. Add in 1/4 teaspoon sea salt and 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper. Cook entire mixture for about 30 minutes.  

  9. Once it's done cooking down, work in 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar and then turn off the heat.  

  10. Once it has cooled, give it a taste as it might need more vinegar. If so, then add in a little bit more vinegar. 

  11. There you go...a delicious fig and onion jam.  



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Jerry James Stone

Food pornographer, full-time vegetarian, pointy beard enthusiast, and I say 'hella' too much. Founder and creator of Cooking Stoned.

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