Skip to Content

How to Make Homemade Fig Mustard [Video]

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!

 

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!

 

Today is a big day for me because I’m sharing my first video recipe with you! It’s definitely been a challenge for me to record and to edit it. I know it’s not perfect, but you got to start from something an get out of your comfort zone in order to improve, right? I wouldn’t have made it without the priceless help of my husband. We recorded this homemade fig mustard recipe a while ago, and most of the mustard was gone is one week!

 

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!

 

If you are a cheese lover (and if you are reading my blog, you probably are), fig mustard is the thing you really need in your life. I used to buy it from the store, but it might be quite pricey and hard to find. This fig mustard from Amazon looks good but costs $12.79 for 12 oz glass! So I decided to make it myself and I couldn’t be more satisfied with the result! It tastes so much better and is definitely healthier, when made from scratch.

 

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!

 

It’s very flavorful and the flavor gets more intense over time. I love it as an addition to a cheese plate. It’s also great in a sandwich or just as a bread spread (that’s how we ate most of it). This condiment is really addictive, so once you made it, you will most likely eat it right away. It’s most definitely NOT one of these condiments that are standing in the fridge forever without use.

 

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!

How to Make Homemade Fig Mustard

First of all, you’ll need ripe figs and that’s awesome because the season is right now! I think you can also use dried figs but I haven’t tested the recipe with dried figs yet. I assume they would require more liquid. If you try this recipe with dried figs, drop me a line! I’m curious how it will work.

You’ll need to cut off the stems and quarter your figs, then blend until you like the consistency. I usually prefer to leave a bit of structure, so I don’t overblend them. If you like it really smooth, blend a bit longer. Set aside.

In a small saucepan, mix brown sugar and balsamic vinegar and cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Add blended figs and cook for 10 more minutes over low heat. Meanwhile, combine mustard powder, mustard seeds (they will give it a bit more texture), water, lemon juice, salt and black pepper in a small bowl. Add the mixture to the figs and cook for 10 more minutes. Fill in the jars and enjoy! How easy is that?

For the amount of figs I used (350 grams, 0.8 lbs or 6 medium-sized figs), the outcome was two Weck 220 ml jars (7.4 fl oz). I stored them in the fridge for two weeks, but I guess you can store it longer.

 

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!

 

Here is the recipe video for my homemade fig mustard and below you’ll find a usual text recipe with more precise instructions. If you can’t see the video, disable your AdBlock for this page by clicking on the AdBlock button and selecting Don’t run on this page. Enjoy!

Homemade Fig Mustard
Print
4.91 from 11 votes

Homemade Fig Mustard

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!
Course Condiment
Cuisine European
Keyword cheese platter ideas, fig jam, fig mustard, mustard jelly
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 31kcal

Ingredients

  • 350 grams, 0.8 lbs or 6 medium-sized ripe figs
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons mustard powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cut off the stems and quarter your figs, then blend until you like the consistency. Set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, mix brown sugar and balsamic vinegar and cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Add blended figs and cook for 10 more minutes over low heat.
  • Meanwhile, combine mustard powder, mustard seeds (they will give it a bit more texture), water, lemon juice, salt and black pepper in a small bowl. Add the mixture to the figs and cook for 10 more minutes. Fill in the jars and enjoy! For the amount of figs used, the outcome is two Weck 220 ml jars (7.4 fl oz). Store them in the fridge for up to one month.

Notes

This recipe makes about 1 1/2 cups of mustard.

Nutrition

Calories: 31kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 51mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.2mg
Tried this recipe?Follow @happykitchen.rocks on Instagram and show me the recipes you are making from my blog using the hashtag #happykitchenrocks!

Other Gourmet Appetizer Recipes You’ll Love:

Easy and delicious gourmet fig mustard video recipe ready in just 30 minutes. Great sweet and spicy addition to your cheese plate!

Have Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Holly Edwards

Sunday 6th of December 2020

Hi there, how easy is it to half the recipe to just have x1 jar full??

Elena Szeliga

Monday 7th of December 2020

Hi Holly, I would say go for it! Just half all the ingredients and it should work just fine. Hope you enjoy the fig mustard! Let me know how it turned out ;)

Diana Rosalind Land

Wednesday 24th of June 2020

I don't know if it's because I used different figs (we don't have the Mission ones in Louisiana) but the result was more like a pourable liquid, not a spreadable mustard. Thickened it was corn starch a bit at the end. I think next time I would not blend the figs first, just rough chop them and then mash in the pan as they cooked down. I believe this would result in a better thickness and texture. Flavors very nice though and thanks for the info about canning as I was unable to find the answer to that question elsewhere.

Elena Szeliga

Thursday 25th of June 2020

Hi Diana, thanks for the feedback! What figs did you use? I would guess that might be the reason why your mustard turned out runny. And yes, I would chop them next time and maybe skip the water if they release enough liquid anyway.

Danéal

Tuesday 1st of October 2019

Thank you for sharing this recipe! I just made it, but quadrupled the recipe because our fig tree is going crazy right now!! I am always looking for new ways to use up some figs. This one is DELICIOUS. I'm thinking it'll be great with roasted pork. I love the mustardy kick. Thanks again, is definitely a keeper!!

Elena Szeliga

Tuesday 8th of October 2019

I'm so glad you enjoyed the recipe, Danéal! Thank you for your feedback!

maz

Wednesday 25th of September 2019

This is absolutely wonderful! Thankyou so much.

Elena Szeliga

Wednesday 25th of September 2019

Glad you like this fig mustard recipe!

Ann

Monday 13th of November 2017

Hi ... Curious if you made this recipe with dried figs ? I live in the NW and we get green figs or smaller honey figs. We don’t get the dark purple Mission figs unless you go to a gourmet grocery and then they run about $7.00 lb. Thanks!!! Nice blog too 😄

Elena Szeliga

Monday 13th of November 2017

Hi Ann, sure, you can use both dried figs and green figs for this recipe! If you are using dried figs, make sure the consistency is creamy by adding more water after you cook the mixture. I would skip sugar, since dried figs tend to be sweet enough. Please let me know know how it turned out! Thank you for stopping by :)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

About Elena Szeliga

avatar

Elena Szeliga is the founder of Happy Kitchen.Rocks, where she shares delicious and healthy vegetarian and vegan food, from weeknight dinners to veganized classics and gourmet appetizers. Her recipes have been featured at Better Homes & Gardens, BuzzFeed, Country Living, The Kitchn and Reader’s Digest. Her mission is to help cook easy vegetarian and vegan meals with simple and fresh ingredients. Read more about Elena.

Amazon Influencer Store