Maple Cherry Sauce
This sauce complements roasted or grilled meats and poultry wonderfully.
1/3 cup cherry juice blend
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup frozen unsweetened tart cherries*, thawed and drained
3/4 cup maple-flavored syrup
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon finely grated orange peel
- Put cherry juice blend and cornstarch in a small saucepan; mix well. Cook over medium heat until thickened. Add cherries, maple-flavored syrup, walnuts and orange peel; mix well. Cook, stirring frequently, over low heat until all ingredients are hot. Serve over roast turkey, pork or ham.
Makes about 2 cups.
*1 (16-ounce) can unsweetened tart cherries, well drained, can be substituted for frozen tart cherries.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.