Recipe: Onion Apple Berry Chutney

img_4366This is one essential trimming for your dinner or lunch table at Christmas or during this time of the year. The flavours are festive not to mention perfect for as a savoury accompaniment or a sweet accompaniment. It goes beautifully well with Turkey, Chicken and even Duck or on a freshly toasted slice of brown bread. It lasts for up to 3 months in a glass air jar in the fridge. Also, it works perfectly as an edible gift for friends and family this time of year.

Do give it a go! Happy Cooking.

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  • Red onion(finely sliced) – 2 large nos
  • Apple(finely chopped) – 1 large no
  • Blueberries/Blackberries – ¼ cup
  • Butter – 2tblsp
  • Vegetable oil – 1tblsp
  • Thyme/Oregano – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 tsp
  • Mixed spice – ½ tsp
  • Honey – 1tblsp
  • Chicken stock/Red wine – ½ cup
  • Freshly cracked Black Pepper – as required
  • Salt – as required


  1. In a medium sauté pan add butter and oil until melted and combined. Add onions with honey and a little salt and cook on low heat for around 15-20 mins until browned and caramelised.
  2. Add the apples and berries and cook for 5 mins or so until softened. Add the cinnamon powder, mixed spice and herbs and cook for a min.
  3. Add the stock/wine and cook for another 10-15 mins until thickened, while still on the heat, season to taste and take off heat.
  4. Let it cool completely before storing in jars. Best served warm or cold.

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