Firecracker Salsa

Firecracker Salsa

This spicy mixture wows traditional salsa lovers.

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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Extra Time: 3 hrs
to 4 hrs (or overnight) for refrigeration

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Ingredients Convert to Imperial

  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup cherry preserves, all-fruit (no added sugar)
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped jalapeņo peppers (approx. 2 medium)
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (1 to 2 tbsp.)
  • 1 tsp lime or lemon juice

Directions: Standard directions Microwave directions

Combine dried cherries, preserves and vinegar in a small pan; mix well. Cook on medium for 5 minutes, or until hot. Let stand 5 minutes.

Stir in red onion, yellow bell pepper, jalapeņo peppers, cilantro and lime juice. Refrigerate, covered, 3 to 4 hours or overnight.

Combine dried cherries, preserves and vinegar in a small microwave-safe bowl; mix well. Microwave on High (100% power) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes, or until hot. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in red onion, yellow bell pepper, jalapeņo peppers, cilantro and lime juice. Refrigerate, covered, 3 to 4 hours or overnight.

Tips:

Serve with grilled swordfish or tuna. It's also excellent as a topping for burgers.

Thanks to Courtesy of Cherry Marketing Institute