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Tangy Cherry Relish Recipe

Tangy Cherry Relish Recipe

This flavorful blend of cherries, onion, green pepper and carrot perks up chicken or turkey nicely. When my mom served it at a holiday meal, I just had to have this quick-and-easy recipe. -Sue Bellamy, Roblin, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 cup cherry preserves
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  • 1. Cut cherries in preserves into small pieces; place preserves in a saucepan. Add the dried cherries and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve with turkey or chicken. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 158 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.