Mushroom Chutney Recipe

mushroom chutney

Ingredients for Mushroom Chutney:

  • 8 oz (225 g) onion
  • 1 largish red pepper
  • 1 lb (450 g) cooking apples
  • 1 lb (450 g) mushrooms
  • 8 oz (225 g) red tomatoes
  • 2 oz (56 g) root ginger
  • 8 oz (225 g) raisins or sultanas
  • 1 pint (570 ml)  vinegar
  • 1 lb (450 g) brown sugar

Method for Mushroom Chutney:

  1. De-seed the pepper and chop finely. Peel and chop the onion. Put into a pan with about ½ pint (285 ml) water. Simmer to soften.
  2. Peel, core and chop the apples. Wash and coarsely chop the mushrooms. Skin and chop the tomatoes.
  3. Add the apples, mushrooms and tomatoes to the peppers and onion and continue cooking.
  4. Grate the root ginger and add to the pan.  Stew until tender.
  5. Add the sugar, raisins or sultanas and vinegar and stir until the sugar has has dissolved.
  6. Bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer and stir occasionally, to prevent sticking.
  7. Continue to simmer until all the liquid is absorbed and the chutney is thick.
  8. Pot into hot, clean, sterilized jars immediately and seal.
  9. Label with contents once fully cooled.

Makes about 4 lbs (1.8 kg) of Mushroom Chutney.

Like most chutneys, kept in properly sterilized and sealed jars this will keep for at least a year in a cool dark place. Once opened, keep in the fridge and try to use within 4 weeks.

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4 comments on “Mushroom Chutney Recipe
  1. odile goymour says:

    great! finally getting back to my french roots. very useful as my allotment produces more than I can eat. Thank you.

  2. Annette says:

    Wow this sounds good, does it have the same shelf life as normal chutneys as if so I will be trying this one out in the future thank you x

  3. Val Grey says:

    Did you use white or red onions for this?

  4. Val says:

    I’d use white onions because of the colour of the finished product but it could look quite nice with a reddish tinge!

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