Savory Cherry Jam
4 cups fresh Chilean cherries, pitted and halved 1876
1/2 cup orange juice 18770Oranges Seedless 1.82KG$5.91 • Ea
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried 18780McCormick Gourmet Ground Thyme 34G$6.45 • Ea
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 18790Great Value Paprika Spice 130G$2.47 • Ea
1/4 teaspoon salt 1880
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Combine cherries, orange juice, thyme, paprika and salt in a 9x13-inch baking pan. Roast, stirring 3 or 4 times, until the cherries are starting to break down and the liquid has thickened, 35 to 45 minutes. Cool and store tightly covered in the refrigerator up to one week.
Serve as a condiment on a cheese tray, with grilled pork or roasted chicken or inside a toasted cheese sandwich with provolone or cheddar cheese.
Recipe from the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association