Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Roasted Onion and Fig Jam Appetizer


Can be used as an appetizer served with a flavorful cheese (per compliancy) and crusty bread. Also used as a side dish with roasted chicken.

  • 1-1/2 pounds onions, cut in chunks
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoons fig preserves (if preserves not available, substitute 1 tablespoon honey mixed with 2 finely chopped dried figs.)
How to make it:
  1. Toss onions and olive oil in a roasting pan.
  2. Roast in preheated 450 F oven for 30 minutes or until onions are caramelized, tossing onions halfway through roasting time.
  3. Scrape up any browned bits in pan.
  4. In a food processor, chop onions until minced and sticky.
  5. Remove to a bowl.
  6. Stir in fig preserves and salt.