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Red Wine Plum Relish

Yield Makes 3 cups
Notes: The relish thickens as it cools. Store in a covered jar in the refrigerator up to 10 days.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • About 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom seed
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 pounds firm to ripe prune plums

Nutrition Information

  • calories 125
  • caloriesfromfat 1 %
  • protein 0.9 g
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 32 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • sodium 3.3 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a 12- to 14-inch frying pan, combine orange peel, orange juice, wine, 3/4 cup sugar, cardamom, coriander, and ginger. Boil over high heat until reduced to about 1 cup, about 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, rinse plums and cut into chunks; discard pits.

  3. Add plums to reduced sauce. Simmer rapidly, stirring often, until fruit is very soft and mixture is reduced to about 3 cups, about 25 minutes. Taste and add additional sugar if desired, then simmer 2 to 3 minutes more.

  4. Serve warm, cool, or cold.

  5. Nutritional analysis per 1/4 cup.