Christmas chutney


A simple, tasty chutney ideal for having with left-over turkey or cold meats during Christmas.


  • 450g/1lb onions, peeled and chopped
  • 5 tbsp water
  • 900g/2lb cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 700g/1½ pears, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 85g/3oz dates, stoned and chopped
  • 570ml/1 pint cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cayenne powder
  • 225g/8oz sugar