2 cups diced ripe Roma tomatoes
¼ cup packed light brown sugar
1½ tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
¼ teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
⅛ teaspoon salt
To make jam:
STIR together all ingredients in medium bowl; microwave on high power for 15 minutes. Stir and continue to cook for 1 minute intervals until thick (jam will continue to thicken as it cools).
Let cool and refrigerate until ready to serve or for up to 1 week.
To assemble canapes:
PLACE slice of cheddar on each cracker and top with about ½ teaspoon tomato jam. Add cilantro or parsley sprig if desired.