Print Options

Back to Tangy Cherry Relish >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Tangy Cherry Relish

 Tangy Cherry Relish
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
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min. + cooling


  • 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


  • 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.