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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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 16
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 121
    Calories from Fat 5
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 1g1%
      Saturated Fat 0g0%
      Mono Fat 0g 
    Sodium 80mg3%
    Total Carbs 31g10%
      Dietary Fiber 2g9%
    Protein 1g 
    Iron6%
    Calcium3%
    Vitamin B-65%
    Vitamin C4%
    Vitamin E2%
    Vitamin A4%
    Selenium1%
    Manganese5%
    Copper5%
    Zinc1%
    Pantothenic acid1%
    Niacin2%
    Folate1%
    Potassium7%
    Phosphorus2%
    Magnesium4%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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