cabernet estate reserve® – Recipe

bacon jam

Cabernet Estate Reserve Tomatoes
bacon jam
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Ingredients
  • 1 LB (454 G) – Smoked thick-cut bacon
  • 1 LB (454 G) – White onion
  • ⅓ Cup (70 G) – Bacon fat (reserved from the bacon)
  • ½ Cup (140 G) – Granulated sugar
  • ⅓ Cup (90 G) – Red wine vinegar
  • 1.5 LBS (680 G) – Village Farms cabernet estate reserve® tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ Tsp (1 G) – Black pepper
  • ¼ Tsp (.5 G) – Sea salt
Instructions
  1. Cut bacon into ¼” thin strips.
  2. Cut onion into similar sized julienne.
  3. Slowly warm bacon in a large skillet up to a medium-high heat, until it browns and becomes crisp.
  4. Add in the onion and sauté until translucent.
  5. Drain the fat off the bacon, measure out ⅓ cup bacon fat and reserve.
  6. Add the sugar to the bacon and allow it to melt, add bacon fat, and allow to caramelize slightly.
  7. Add red wine vinegar; whisk until it’s nearly evaporated, and the sugar is all dissolved.
  8. Add water, tomatoes, salt and black pepper.
  9. Allow to simmer for 30 min;
  10. Check seasoning and adjust as necessary;
  11. Remove from heat and cool.

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