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Spiced beetroot & orange chutney

Serve this vividly coloured chutney with cheeses and cold meats - great to give as a gift, too

  • Prep: 20 mins
    Cook: 1 hrs
  • Makes roughly 2kg
  • Easy
  • Makes roughly 2kg
  • Easy
  • Calories 48
  • Carbohydrates 12
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 11
  • Protein 1
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0.04

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 48
  • Carbohydrates 12
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 11
  • Protein 1
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0.04

Ingredients

  • 1½ kg raw beetroot, trimmed, peeled and diced (wear gloves!)
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 3 eating apples, peeled and grated
  • zest and juice 3 oranges
  • 2 tbsp white or yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp coriander seed
  • 1 tbsp ground cloves
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 700ml red wine vinegar
  • 700g golden granulated sugar

Tip

Our downloadable labels
Download our printable preserves labels – perfect for writing cook’s notes and gift messages. You can find them here.

Method

  1. In a preserving pan or your largest saucepan, mix together all the ingredients well. Bring to a gentle simmer, then cook for 1 hr, stirring occasionally, until the chutney is thick and the beetroot tender.

  2. While the chutney is cooking, prepare your jars by running through a short hot wash in your dishwasher. Or wash thoroughly by hand, then put in a hot oven to sterilise for 10-15 mins. Once the chutney is ready, let it settle for 10 mins, then carefully spoon into the jars and seal while still hot. You can eat it straight away but it will be even better after a month. Will keep for up to 6 months in a cool dark place. Once opened, refrigerate and eat within 2 months.

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