This is not a sweet jam to eat on your peanut butter sandwich, rather a smoky, roasted cherry jam that goes well with savory foods like cheese, grilled pork tenderloin or roasted chicken. Try it on a grilled cheese sandwich with extra-sharp Cheddar or fontina cheese.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2010
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450F.

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  • Combine cherries, orange juice, thyme, paprika and salt in a 9-by-13-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.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

19 calories; protein 0.3g 1% DV; carbohydrates 4.7g 2% DV; dietary fiber 0.6g 2% DV; sugars 3.7g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 55.1IU 1% DV; vitamin c 4.5mg 8% DV; folate 2.7mcg 1% DV; calcium 4.4mg; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 3.6mg 1% DV; potassium 69mg 2% DV; sodium 24.3mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.

Reviews (5)

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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
My family loved this. We served it with grilled turkey and cheese sandwiches and artichokes of on the side. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Loved this with Baby Swiss! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This was incredible. I made several batches and canned it to give away as gifts. That's how good it is. I also added a tiny spash of red wine which gave it a nice flavor. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
My partner and I made this because we are cutting out sugars and this is great! I really love the flavor and it is great with Peanut Butter. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Put this over grilled pork tenderloin. Delicious! Read More