Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 1 hr

A simple little chutney you can prepare any time of the year, especially nice served with a strong cheddar, it is also delicious with our French Canadian tourtiere. Source: Homemakers Magazine

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place prunes and apricots in saucepan; add 1 cup/250 mL water and bring to boil.
  2. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Stir in onion, apple, tomatoes, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, black and cayenne peppers, salt and vinegar; bring to simmer.
  4. Cover and simmer on low, stirring occasionally, until thickened to jamlike consistency, 50 to 60 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and spoon into jar.


Most Helpful

Such a complementary side to a French tourtiere. 22 girls came to a pre-Christmas party in a small town in Quebec. Food was wonderful and this recipe was a huge success. Only thing I did differently was to cut up the fruit into smaller pieces; and, oh yes, a little bit of cognac made it 110% wonderful.

49Sandi November 30, 2012

I love this!!! It was so easy to put together and wow, what a nice taste. I ate it with cheese and cracker but think it would be awesome with any meat. This will be wonderful with a Ploughmans lunch! I made half the recipe and I am very sorry I didn't make the full one as this is going to be on hand from here on in. It would also make a great topping for baked brie.

Thanks Elly for posting such a yummy and versatile condiment!

K9 Owned November 07, 2010

This was another trial run for me to see how well this would turn out, & it performed so well that I've got it on my list of things to make again, especially during the end-of-year holidays! Followed the recipe right on down & came up with A VERY DELICIOUS CHUTNEY (took the hint, too, & served it with a sharp cheddar) that I included on a finger food counter for some friends! Was going to gift half of the chutney to a neighbor, but there wasn't much left of it after my get together! Thanks for sharing this great chutney! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Healthy Choices ABC tag]

Sydney Mike July 20, 2009

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