Dried Cherry Relish


  • 8 ounces dried cherries, preferably pitted (see note)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

      430 calories; 1 gram fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 102 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams dietary fiber; 83 grams sugars; 2 grams protein; 24 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

2 cups


  1. Place the cherries in a saucepan with the water, bring to a boil, cover and remove from heat. Set aside for one hour.
  2. Drain the cherries, reserving the liquid. Chop them fine and mix them with the onion and red pepper.
  3. Mix the vinegar and sugar with the reserved soaking liquid. Mix with the cherries, onion and red pepper and season with black pepper. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • If pitted cherries are not available, dried cherries with pits can be pitted after they have been soaked and drained.

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