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Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
Make extra for gift giving.
Diet Types: Dairy Free, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 cups pitted dried plums
  • 2 1/2 cups apples and/ or pears, peeled, cored and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1/8 cup finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 whole cinnamon stick
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Serves: 16
    Cooking Time: Any
    Instructions:
    In large Dutch oven or saucepan, heat oil over medium/high heat until hot. Add onions; cook and stir 5-7 minutes or until tender. Add vinegar and water; stir in sugar. Add all remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, covered, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20 to 25 minutes or until apples and pears are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool 20 minutes, uncovered. Spoon into jars with lids for gift giving. Store, covered, in refrigerator for up to one month. Remove cinnamon sticks before serving. Serve warm. Tip: For lemon zest, use organic lemons and use zester or vegetable peeler to remove yellow portion only from lemons. If using peeler, cut into thin strips.

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