There is no need to cook this sauce before using so it's a huge time saver on freezer cooking assembly days.
It can also be served on top of pre-cooked chicken or pork that you've made ahead and frozen for a dinner that is ready in under 5 minutes.
Savory Raspberry Sauce Recipe
- 1/4 cup raspberry jam (ideally seedless)
- 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp orange zest (optional)
- 1/2 tsp fresh thyme leaves (optional)
Pour all the ingredients into a bowl and whisk well to combine.
Use a raspberry jam and Dijon mustard that you'd eat in other dishes.
Makes enough for about 2 to 2 1/2 pounds of meat.
How Can I Make This Healthier
Look for a low sugar raspberry jam but don't get artificial sweeteners to avoid sugar; they are worse for your body.
If your really ambitious make your own jam at home going light on the sugar or using honey instead.
How to Freeze
Pour sauce over the raw meat in a freezer bag and smooch it around to coat everything.
Remove as much air as possible and freeze.
Remember to label and date the bag and add it to your freezer inventory.
Include the type and cut of meat in your label and inventory sheet.
How to Thaw
Thaw in the fridge overnight and cook as usual for the type and cut of meat.
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