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Pear-Fig Mostarda – Recipe

No meat or cheese platter is complete without a savory-sweet mostarda. Spread it over cheeses, sliced meats or bread for a tasty bite. Here is the recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 857kcal


  • ½ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup plain sugar
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ½ cup dried figs
  • 2 pears peeled and diced
  • 1 small sweet pepper chopped
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Add all of the ingredients to a pot. Heat to medium heat, then simmer for 15 minutes to allow everything to soften up.
  • Cool, then process in a food processor until nice and smooth.
  • You can use it right away, but I like to refrigerate it overnight to let the flavors mingle. Serve cold or room temperature.


Makes about 2-3 cups.


Calories: 857kcal | Carbohydrates: 172g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 9g | Sodium: 2356mg | Potassium: 1484mg | Fiber: 24g | Sugar: 128g | Vitamin A: 3920IU | Vitamin C: 169.7mg | Calcium: 222mg | Iron: 6.3mg