Tomato Bacon Jam
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  • ½ lb. bacon, cut into lardons
  • 2 shallots, fine diced (or 1 small onion)
  • 2 tomatoes, diced (about 1 lb. or 2 cups)
  • 2 Tbl. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbl. apple cider vinegar
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Cook bacon in heavy skillet until browned and crispy. Remove from pan and drain off all but 1 Tbl. bacon drippings.
  2. Sauté shallot/onion in skillet until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add diced tomatoes, crispy crumbled bacon, and remaining ingredients to skillet. Cook over medium-low heat for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Jam will thicken slightly as it cools.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at