If you think that ketchup is made only from tomatoes, think again! Tart fruit can be simmered into delicious lightly spiced ketchup that makes a fine condiment for just about any poultry or meat.

Patsy Jamieson
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2008

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine pitted cherries, dried cherries, vinegar, water, garlic, sugar, ginger, allspice, cardamom, cinnamon and cayenne in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the fruit is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool slightly. Transfer to a blender. Cover the lid with a kitchen towel. Holding lid securely in place, blend until smooth. (Use caution when blending hot liquids.) Transfer the ketchup to a small bowl.

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Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

23 calories; protein 0.3g 1% DV; carbohydrates 5.2g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.5g 2% DV; sugars 3.9g; fatg; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 130.3IU 3% DV; vitamin c 0.2mg; folatemcg; calcium 1.3mg; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 0.5mg; potassium 32.6mg 1% DV; sodium 0.5mg; thiaminmg.

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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
I think that is would be different but tasty. -Spannah Read More
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10/30/2011
Fantastic taste and so easy to make!! Great on burgers!!! Read More