Green Tomato Chutney

Its that time of year for all things tomato!

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This recipe  is from a cookbook I got YEARS ago. Jams Pickles and Chutneys by Bridget Jones (Hamlyn 1983) comes from another – really pre- internet time – and also before a time when home canning was in vogue as a food political statement. It also goes to show that  I’ve always been interested in this stuff too. 

The Green Tomato Chutney’s main use for me though is as a base for making my own  ketchup. This one is so simple! Puree a 250 ml jar of the chutney and then add a small can of tomato paste. Done! The chutney is still delicious in its own right. The apple and onion add a lot of their own gentle sweetness to it. 

What my decktop canning operation looks like. What my decktop canning operation looks like.

As you can see from the pictures, I’m doing this on the deck. I love canning outside on decks – even…

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