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Heirloom Tomato Ginger Jam


Oven-Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes Vegetarian
60 mins
Serves 8

Mark Bittman's tomato ginger jam epitomizes the perfect sweet, spicy and savory jam. Here is a riff on his classic. Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes bring savory depth. Served with goat cheese or any favorite, this jam is the perfect appetizer to share with a loved one.

  • Step 1

    Combine all ingredients in a heavy small saucepan, Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often.

  • Step 2

    Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture has the consistency of thick jam, about 45 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning.

  • Step 3

    Let cool for about 15 minutes. Then served with goat cheese or any soft cheese on your favorite cracker.

  • Step 4

    Refrigerate until ready to use. This will keep at least a week.

Ingredient list

  • 1
    9.1 oz. jar Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes
  • 1/3
    cup brown sugar
  • 1/2
    Tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/2
    tsp. fresh grated or minced ginger from a jar
  • 1/2
    tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2
    tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4
    tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4
    tsp. salt
  • pinch
    red pepper flakes