Apple Pear Chutney


1 ¼ cup granny Smith apple, cored and diced — medium dice
1 ¼ cup Bartlett pears, cored & diced — medium dice
1 cup onion diced 
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup water
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 tablespoon minced ginger
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
salt and pepper — to taste
1 tablespoon canola oil


1) Sauté garlic, red pepper, and ginger in oil. Do not over brown.

2) Cook for 3-4 minutes then add apples, pear, brown sugar, water, raisins, vinegar, and spices.

3) Cook for 15 to 20 minutes on a low simmer.

4) Remove from heat and serve.

Other info:

This can be used for chicken, pork, seafood or other proteins. It can also be served as a condiment.

Serving Size: 16
Preparation Time: 1:00
Categories: Sauces
Yield: 1 quart
Start to Finish Time: 1:00

Nutrition Info
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 51 Calories; 1g Fat (14.9% calories from fat); trace Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 4mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

Suggested Wine: Pinot Noir or Merlot

Serving Ideas: Good for any protein.

SOURCE:, Recipe By: Chef N. Rand Johnston Jr CEC, CWPC, CSC July 2007.