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Tomato-Raisin Relish

Yield Makes 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup seeded and chopped plum tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Soak raisins in 1/2 cup hot water 10 minutes; drain.

  2. Heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add onion, and saute 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add garlic, and saute 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, lemon rind, and lemon juice; cook 4 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in olives, raisins, and remaining ingredients.