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RECIPE: tomato apple chutney - 280811

RECIPE: tomato apple chutney  - 280811

Tomato and apple chutney

300 ml malt vinegar
225 gr soft brown sugar
150 gr sultanas
1 kg ripe red tomatoes, cut into 6 or 8 pieces
250gr green apples, peeled and chopped
200g shallots, peeled and roughly chopped
2 red chillies, chopped
1 teasp root ginger, finely chopped
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preparation method

Place the vinegar and sugar in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Cook for three to four minutes until the sugar has melted.

Add the sultanas and cook until just reduced.

Add all the other ingredients, bring to the boil and cook for about 20 to 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

Leave the chutney with a chunky texture and not too cooked as that will cause it to be a purée.

Cool the chutney, place into sterilised jars and store for two to three weeks in the fridge.
(I still have a couple of jars in the fridge a few months later, and they're still perfectly okay).

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Looks lovely. Never made it, is it easy? :o)

22 Nov, 2011


looks yum!

22 Nov, 2011


Extremely easy! It was delicious!

22 Nov, 2011


This will be useful for another year ,thanks Hilda :o)

22 Nov, 2011



I've added the recipe for you in the meantime.

You're welcome!

22 Nov, 2011


that looks very good, thanks hilda

22 Nov, 2011


ah thanks, its on, looks very nice

22 Nov, 2011


glad you found this stevie i was going to tell you!!

22 Nov, 2011


Thanks Hilda...Looks yummy...gone into my favs as a lovely reminder for toms next season....:>)

22 Nov, 2011


Will have to try this, Hilda. I especially like the tip about not being tempted to overcook to reduce the chunkiness.

22 Nov, 2011


Hi David,
I almost didn't recognise you ;-) Where's that pirate avatar gone to, haha?
I still have to answer and thank you for your lovely comments from our 'meeting up' in Edinburgh (and with Gill in London), but I am always too busy with the grandchildren ;-)
I'll do my best to write something this week.

Hilda 'Quattre Grandma'

23 Nov, 2011


I love chutneys Hilda...have put this on my faves for future reference! Thank you!

27 Nov, 2011

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