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Caramelized Shallot Jam

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Caramelized Shallot Jam
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 18
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Shallots reach a whole new flavor in this sweet-slightly tangy caramelized jam. Perfectly pairs with your favorite goat cheese or Brie.
Updated Oct 16, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 large shallots, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 oz chèvre (goat) cheese
  • Food Should Taste Good™ peppercorn blend brown rice crackers, as desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and brown sugar; cook about 5 minutes to soften shallots, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium, and cook until reduced to jam consistency. Stir in vinegar and salt. Transfer to serving bowl.
  • 2
    Serve with goat cheese and crackers.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    This recipe can easily be doubled and kept in a container in the refrigerator.
  • tip 2
    Adding a few sprigs of fresh herbs gives a nice alternative flavor to this jam.

Nutrition Information

80 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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