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Cherry Bacon Jam with Thyme and Cloves

"Chopped cooked bacon is mixed with sauteed onions, cherry preserves and seasonings for this delicious condiment."
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50 m servings 80 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2 -1/2 cups)

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  1. In large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-low heat, cook bacon until just crisp, turning as needed. Remove bacon from pan and drain on paper towels until cooled. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of bacon fat from pan. Increase heat to medium and cook onions for 8-10 minutes or until soft and translucent.
  2. Add preserves and sugar to pan and cook over medium heat until hot and sugar has dissolved, stirring occasionally. Add in vinegar, cloves, salt and pepper and cook for 8-10 minutes or until thickened and syrupy, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile finely chop bacon while jam is reducing. Add bacon and thyme to pan and stir to combine, cooking until desired consistency. Let jam cool and store in airtight jars for up to two weeks.


  • Chef's Tip:
  • For a smoother, less chunky jam, pulse cooled bacon jam in a food processor until desired smoothness.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 80 calories; 2.8 g fat; 12.2 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 151 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I made this item it is very good recipe