Roasted Onion and Fig Relish

Okay – so I fell for a sale.  Surely I am not the only one.  And I seem to always be a sucker for a buy one get 1 free sale.  Such an appealing word – free.

This time it was brown turkey figs – buy one, get 1 free.  Discount abundance is a wonderful thing unless you really have no idea what to do with the booty!  Everyone in the family tried one and they were okay, but it was clear that the abundance would not be used before they rotted, so I had to get thinking.

They are pretty.

pretty figs

Not sure where this idea came from, but I have been on a kick of roasting red onions as parts of several recipes, so I decided that red onions and figs were either destined (or doomed) to meet in my oven. Continue reading