Posted by: Joan Spiller | June 20, 2010

Green Tomato Chutney – Recipe


A vicious frost killed my tomato plants off in no uncertain terms this week.. so I stripped them (all 2 of ’em!) of all remaining fruit and wound up with a few pounds of green tomatoes.. What to do!?! Well it had to be green tomato chutney, didn’t it 😉

I washed them and threw them (skins and all) into a large pot with 2c of vinegar, 2 large white onions (sliced), 1lb of granny smith apples (peeled), 1c brown sugar, 1/2c sultanas, 1t salt and 1 heaped t of pickling spice (ground into pdr). Bought the lot slowly to a boil then turned it down to a simmer, stirring reasonably often.

Once it had cooled, I blitzed it with my stick whiz (best invention ever!) and voila – instant green tomato chutney! It’s now stashed in the pantry – all 4 jars of it.

So simple, and although it’s a bit feisty thanks to the spices, it’s gonna mellow out over a month or two (if I can leave it alone) and will be heavenly with cheese, in sandwiches or maybe nestled up to steamed buttery potatoes!

Yum!

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  1. This sounds awesome! I’m going to have to try this one, Keep up the good work.

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  2. I replied to this but it’s not showing up sorry TX Jim 😉

    Basically it goes like this:

    little t = little spoon
    big T = big spoon 😉

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  3. Is the “t” a tbs or tes ? Interesting!!! Gives us another outlet for all these tomatoes to enjoy months from now.

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