Savory Tomato and Onion Jam

We’ve been making this lush, jammy unfold on repeat currently. It’s been such successful! This can be a extra low-maintenance model of a real jam that lasts a very long time. This one comes along with extra velocity, doesn’t require an excessive amount of sugar, and is supposed to be loved inside per week or so (we predict you received’t have an issue with this!). The affordable quantity the recipe makes displays that as nicely.
It’s no secret that issues on toast make for the simplest, laziest, and most satisfying weeknight meals. This savory jam, unfold over toast with a layer of cashew cheese (we’ve been loving Treeline) has been simply that for us – a comforting weeknight lifesaver for a very busy time within the life. We hope will probably be the identical for you 🙂

This jam seems prefer it’s all concerning the tomatoes, however it’s actually concerning the marriage of slowly cooked, candy crimson onion and the umami bomb which can be late summer time tomatoes. Each are cooked gently on the stovetop, melding their flavors and caramelizing till thick, shiny, and candy. Punchy white wine vinegar and just a little little bit of coconut sugar assist take all of the flavors to their peak, however in the long run it’s actually all about these two magical greens. Right here’s to late summer time, its nonetheless vibrant produce, longer shadows, cooler evenings, and balmy days <3

Savory Tomato and Onion Jam



  • olive oil
  • 1 medium crimson onion – diced
  • sea salt
  • 1½ lbs cherry tomatoes – halved
  • freshly floor black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar


  1. Warmth a beneficiant pour of olive oil in a sauté pan over medium warmth. Add the onion and a pinch of salt, and sauté for 7 minutes, till translucent. Add the tomatoes, one other pinch of salt and black pepper to style. Maintain sautéing for about 10 minutes, till the tomatoes start to interrupt down, then combine within the vinegar and sugar.
  2. Maintain cooking the greens over medium warmth – every part within the pan must be gently simmering – for an additional 30-40 minutes, till all of the liquid launched by the tomatoes reduces. It’s best to find yourself with a thick, jammy unfold that is uniform and never liquidy. Style for salt, sugar and acid and alter if wanted. Get pleasure from on toast with one thing creamy like nut cheese, topped with contemporary basil, or nonetheless else you like! Maintain refrigerated in an hermetic container for as much as per week.


We have been having a lot enjoyable experimenting with several types of tomatoes for this recipe. Sweeter ones, just like the yellow Sungold selection, yield a really candy jam and do not at all times require the total 2 tablespoons of sugar. Purple tomatoes, however, are extra savory and acidic, and do nicely with the total quantity of sugar. This is the reason it is at all times good to style your jam whereas it is cooking and alter the flavoring in response to your choice.