Marcona Almond, Raisin, Prosciutto and Caper Relish

Best with grilled meats and seafood.
  • Yields 2 quarts
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1/4 cup


    • 1 cup sherry wine
    • 2 cups California raisins


    • 1/4 cup California raisin paste*
    • 3/4 cup sherry vinegar
    • 1/2 cup minced shallots
    • 1/2 cup capers, rinsed and rough chopped
    • 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley, rough chopped
    • 1/4 cup fresh mint, rough chopped
    • 4 large pieces grated lemon zest
    • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 4 cups Marcona almonds
    • 1 cup prosciutto, sliced thin and cut in 1-inch matchstick-size strips


    Slightly warm sherry; add raisins and set aside to plump for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, combine all ingredients for dressing in 2-quart mixing bowl; mix well. Drain sherry, and add raisins, almonds and prosciutto to dressing; mix together well.

    Note: Commercially prepared California raisin paste is available from foodservice and industrial suppliers. To make your own raisin paste, grind or process in a food processor whole California raisins equal to twice the amount of raisin paste required (1/2 cup natural raisins) until very finely chopped and smooth.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 200 (63% from fat); Total Fat 15g (sat 1g, mono 10g, poly 2g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 5g; Carbohydrate 14g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 10g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 135mg; Calcium 57mg; Potassium 260mg

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