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Cranberry Chutney

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“When you have people skipping the turkey seconds and going back for the chutney by itself, you know you have a winner. I find regular cranberry sauce much too sweet, but this is a nice balance of sweet and savory, and not overly tart or spicy.The original was from an old Gourmet magazine, but I have made substantial modifications. This recipe makes a lot, but it keeps well in the fridge or may be canned using the water bath method.”
1hr 15mins
6 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine ingredients up to and including the lemon juice in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the apple, raisins, and 3 cups of the cranberries and simmer the mixture, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for up to 30 minutes, until thickened.
  3. Add another 2 cups cranberries and the apricots and simmer for an additional 5-10 minutes, stirring.
  4. Finally, add the last of the cranberries and the walnuts and simmer an additional 5-10 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat. At this point you can either cool and chill it or put it into sterilized Mason jars and can it.
  6. The gradual adding of the cranberries gives you a more interesting texture in that not all of them are cooked down completely.

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