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Dried Cherry Relish

Posted on Mar 9, 2014 by in Dinner, Lunch | 0 comments

Dried Cherry Relish

Serve warm with grilled or blackened fish.

Makes about 2 cups; 12 servings as a relish
Calories per serving: 60
Total fat per serving: 1.2 grams; 0.2 mg cholesterol
Percent calories from fat: 14%

 1 1/2 cups dried tart cherries
 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
 ¼ tablespoon of Fruit Advantage cherry juice concentrate
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 large red onion, finely chopped
 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Combine dried cherries, red wine vinegar and balsamic vinegar in a medium mixing bowl. Let soak 30 minutes.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add onion; cook 5 minutes, or until onion is soft. Add sugar; mix well. Cook, stirring occasionally, over low heat 10 minutes.

Add cherries with soaking liquid to onion mixture. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes, or until almost all the liquid is evaporated. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm.

Note: Relish may be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated; reheat before serving.

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