Firecracker Salsa

Very Easy
Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup cherry preserves
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 chopped jalapeño peppers
  • 1-2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. lime or lemon juice

In microwave-safe bowl, combine dried cherries, cherry preserves and vinegar. Microwave HIGH until heated through (1 to 1 1/2 min). Stir in red onion, yellow bell pepper, jalapeño peppers, cilantro and lime juice. Refrigerate, covered, 3-4 hrs. or overnight. Serve with grilled swordfish or tuna.

Recipe courtesy of Cherry Marketing Board.