Easy green tomato chutney recipe with green tomatoes, red onions, malt vinegar, and spices. This is a delicious condiment that pairs well with cheese and bread and cured meats. You can make it in an hour and the jars last up to a year.
Keyword chutney, green tomatoes, tomatoes
Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour30minutes
Stainless steel pan
Clean and sterilized jars
1KgGreen Tomatoes2.2lbs or about 6 cups, skinning is optional
1KgRed Onions2.2lbs or about 6 cups
150gRaisins5.2oz or about 1 cup
500gBrown sugar2½ cups
1LitreMalt Vinegar32fl oz or about 4¼ cups
Prepare the vegetables. Chop the tomatoes, onions, and raisins roughly and mince the garlic.
Place all ingredients into a stainless steel pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and then simmer uncovered for an hour. Keep an eye on it and stir occasionally.
The chutney will turn brown and will have reduced down within that hour's cooking time. It will smell great too.
Spoon the chutney into warm, sterilized jars and seal with lids. It's common in the UK to reuse supermarket jars for this preserve. If you'd prefer you could also use purpose made canning and preserving jars. There is no need to water bath chutneys.
Label the jars when cool and store in a dark cupboard. Refrigerate the jars once opened and try to use it within a year.