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Herbed Cashew Cheese and Spicy Tomato Jam
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4.86 from 55 votes

Spicy Tomato Jam

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Condiment, Jam, Sauce
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Ashley Melillo | Blissful Basil


  • 4 cups halved grape tomatoes
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  • Add the tomatoes and maple syrup to a medium sauce pan on the stove.
  • Turn heat on medium-low and cook for five minutes.
  • Add in the sea salt, cumin, fresh ginger, garlic, and crushed red pepper flakes. Stir. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 40-45 minutes, stirring every 5-10 minutes.
  • Let cool and transfer the tomato jam to a jar or container.
  • You can serve the tomato jam as is or, if you're looking for a ketchup alternative, pulse it a few times in your blender.