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Savory Cherry Sauce

No recipe image available.This savory, fresh thyme-kissed sweet cherry sauce pairs perfectly with cheeses, meats, poultry and game.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup Northwest fresh sweet cherries, pitted
4 tablespoons water - divided use
1/4 cup dry red wine
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Salt to taste
2 teaspoons cornstarch

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine cherries, 3 tablespoons water and all remaining ingredients except cornstarch. Cover and simmer gently 10 minutes.
  2. Combine cornstarch and remaining water; stir into cherry mixture. Cook and stir until mixture thickens; simmer 1 minute.

Makes about 1 1/4 cups.

Recipe provided courtesy Washington State Fruit Commission.