Harvest, Exchange, Celebrate: Bob and Joanne's Peach Chutney

Serve this chutney with roast chicken or duck, with cream cheese and crackers as an appetizer or snack, or as an accompaniment to hot Thai or Indian curries.

| September/October 2005

Bob and Joanne's Peach Chutney
Makes about 4 pints

My friends Joanne and Bob have also made this recipe with nectarines, a tasty variation. The chutney is most versatile if prepared with mild curry powder. Serve it with roast chicken or duck, with cream cheese and crackers as an appetizer or snack, or as an accompaniment to hot Thai or Indian curries.

3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup white-wine vinegar
12 firm, ripe peaches, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup onion, minced
1/2 cup red or green sweet pepper, minced
1 tablespoon crystallized ginger, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
2 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1. Combine sugar, water, and vinegar in a pan large enough to hold the peaches easily. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil, then simmer 5 minutes until syrupy.

2. Toss peaches with lemon juice and add them to syrup. Simmer 10 minutes. Remove peaches to a bowl with a strainer and set aside.

3. Add remaining ingredients to syrup and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until reduced by about a third. The mixture should be thick.

mother earth news fair 2018 schedule


Next: August 4-5, 2018
Albany, OR

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on natural health, organic gardening, real food and more!


Subscribe today and save 58%

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living !

Mother Earth LivingWelcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved
Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265