Granny's green tomato chutney

    3 hours 30 min

    For the origin of this recipe please see the notes for Granny's red tomato chutney. It's a great way to use up all those tomatoes that haven't ripened.

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    Makes: 6 Jars

    • 450g (1lb) onions, chopped
    • 2kg (5lb) green tomatoes, chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pickling spice
    • 400 to 600ml (3/4-1pt) white vinegar
    • 450g (1lb) caster sugar

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr30min 

    1. Cook the onions in a little water for about 20 minutes.
    2. Add the tomatoes, salt and spices (in a muslin bag) and continue cooking until tender. You may have to add a little vinegar to prevent burning.
    3. Add the sugar and the remaining vinegar and contunue cooking until no liquid remains and it has the consistency of jam.
    4. Remove the spices and ladle into pre-heated jars. Seal immediately and store for as long as possible before using.

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    Lovely recipe I had to tweak it a little as I couldn't get any pickling spice so just used 600ml of pickling white vinegar instead x lovely and tangy we had some today with some cheese and cold meat x  -  02 Oct 2017