Want to try your hand at making your own chutney? Here's a
sweet and spicy recipe sure to please.
3 lbs pears
2 lbs firm, tart apples
2 cups golden raisins
1.5 cups diced onions
2 tsp minced garlic
2 c. light brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
2 tsp non-iodized salt
1.5 c. cider vinegar
4 T. finely grated or chopped ginger
1.5 T. mustard seed
2 tsp. ground coriander
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp minced fresh hot pepper or 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
Peel, core and chop apples and pears. Place in a large heavy
pot. Add the raisins, onions, garlic, sugars, salt and vinegar.
Stir well and bring to a boil . Reduce heat and cook, uncovered,
and stirring, for 30 minutes.
Add the spices and cook till a thick consistency and the flavors
are just right. Adjust to your desired spiciness. You may add
more vinegar, sugar and or salt.
Great with turkey.