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Apple or Pear Chutney

Apple or Pear Chutney
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 50-60 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups
A timeless classic, pair this chutney with curry, serve on crackers with a bit of cream cheese, or add to your next grilled cheese.


  • 2 large tart cooking apples, such as Granny Smith OR 3 large d’anjou or Bosc pears (Idaho grown)
  • ½ cup chopped Idaho onion
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 Tablespoon grated fresh ginger OR 1 teaspoon jarred fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon allspice


  • Peel, core and chop apples or pears. In medium saucepan, combine fruit with all other ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered for 50 minutes. Uncover and simmer over low heat for a few minutes more to cook off excess liquid; let cool. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.