How to make Beetroot & Elderberry Chutney | Rosie Makes Jam Recipes

Beetroot & Elderberry Chutney

Superb Autumn chutney made with a hedgerow harvest


Peeled and chopped
Onions, Red,
peeled and finely sliced
450 g
Apples, Cooking
900 g
450 g
Ginger, Fresh Root, finger sized,
Peeled and shredded
1 tbsp
Garlic Clove,
finely chopped
3 each
Orange, Zest and Juice,
Large, zest and juice
Sugar, Demerara
24 oz
670 g

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Onions, Red
Apples, Cooking
Ginger, Fresh Root, finger sized
Orange, Zest and Juice

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  1. Wash and rinse the jars and place in a warm oven to dry and sterilise
  2. Peel and chop the onions and beetroot and place in a large preserving pan with the vinegar
  3. Start to cook these while you prepare the remaining ingredients
  4. Peel, core and chop the apples, strip the elderberries from their stalks with a dinner fork and discard any green berries
  5. Add to the pan with all of the remaining ingredients and cook the chutney until reduced and thick
  6. Pot into the warm dry jars and seal tightly
  7. Store in a dark place - delicious with cold meats - a great Boxing Day chutney

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12-16 jars

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Store in a dark, cool place for up to a year

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