Apple Pear Chutney


1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced
1/4 c. red bell pepper, diced
1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
 1 c. red onion diced
1 1/4 c. granny Smith apples, cored and diced (medium diced) 
1 1/4 c. Bartlett pears, cored and diced (medium diced)
 1 c. light brown sugar
 1 c. water
 1/4 c. cider vinegar
 1/4 c. raisins
 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 salt and pepper, to taste
 1 tablespoon canola oil


Sautee garlic, red bell pepper, onion, and ginger in oil. Do not over brown. Cook for 3-4 minutes then add apples, pear, brown sugar, water, raisins, vinegar, and spices.

Cook for 15 to 20 minutes on a low simmer. 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      Start to Finish Time: 1:00
Yield: 1 quart
 Suggested Wine: Pinot Noir or Merlot

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.

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