California Fig and Mustard Relish Feature

California Fig and Mustard Relish

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1/2 cup
Robert Del Grande, The Annie, Houston, Texas


  • 4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • Pinch ground black pepper
  • 6 large California Fresh Figs, stems removed and finely minced or smashed


  1. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Add the garlic and saute, until just cooked, about 2 minutes. Add the minced parsley and cook 30 more seconds.


  2. Transfer the contents of the skillet to a medium bowl. Whisk in the mustard and vinegar until smooth. Stir in the salt, red pepper, and black pepper.  Fold in the figs until fully incorporate into a smooth relish.