Warmly Spiced Dried Plum Jam Spread

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This recipe was created in sponsored partnership with our friends over at California Prune Board, helping me to help YOU energize YOUR nutrition. 

Every December, my mom makes Vinaterta, a holiday recipe of a sweetened prune filling in between layers of thin sugar cookie.

I especially love the prune filling and decided to adapt the recipe to make a lower in sugar, tasty prune spread to use throughout the year. Here is how this recipe could help your bone health.

I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

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Warmly Spiced Dried Plum Jam Spread
 
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Serve this spread as a jam on a grilled cheese sandwich, as a cracker topping with cheese, or as a flavourizer in plain yogurt.
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Serves: 1 container
Ingredients
  • 1 pound (454 g) of California prunes
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup water
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into a pot, stir and heat. Allow pot to simmer or until the prunes are softened and rehydrated. At this point, you can mash together or puree with a hand blender. For a thinner spread, add in more water.

For more recipe inspiration for adding in prunes, check out this link.

Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall MSc, RD, Food, Nutrition & Culinary Coach, Registered Nutritionist and Calgary Dietitian, Calgary, AB.

2 Comments

  1. Sherry says:

    What kind of cheese do you have it paired with here?

    • Kristyn Hall says:

      Hi Sherry, it is herb and garlic Boursin cheese. You could also use brie or parmesan or any of your favourites! Enjoy!

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