Plain Pear Chutney

Plain Pear Chutney Recipe

A very simple yet delicious pear chutney
Yield:     Preparation Time: 20 minutes    Cooking Time: 1 hour
A simple and easy recipe to make.


1kg ripe pears
150g sultanas
150g ready-to-eat dried prunes, chopped
150g raisins
2 eating apples; peeled, cored and sliced into wedges
200g shallots, finely sliced
300g light muscovado sugar
600ml cider vinegar
1 cinnamon stick

Recipe Instructions

Boil the ingredients.
Peel, core and chop the pears into chunks. Place them in a pan with the prunes, sultanas, raisins, shallots, apples, sugar and the cinnamon stick. Season the mixture and then pour in half of the cider vinegar. Bring the mixture to simmering point and simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Simmer for another 25 minutes until the pears are tender.

Thicken the chutney.
Pour in the remainder of the cider vinegar and boil for another 30 minutes stirring often. After 30 minutes it should have thickened, if not simmer for another 10 – 15 minutes.

To finish.
Place the chutney into sterilized jars and seal the jars with discs of waxed paper and elastic bands, or airtight lids. Leave the chutney to cool.

Makes 1.75kg chutney



One Response to “Plain Pear Chutney”

  1. wendy says:

    this will be the 1st time for me to try this recipes ( plan pear chutney well let you no how i get on and what i think of it x