Recipe: Green Tomato Chutney

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Great way of using those late summer tomatoes the just won’t ripen


  • 3 lbs. (1. 35kg) green tomatoes
  • 4 large apples
  • 2 small cucumbers
  • 3 large onions
  • 6 oz. (175g) sultanas
  • 12 oz. (300g0 Demerara sugar
  • 2 tablespoonfuls sugar
  • one and a half teaspoons of ground ginger
  • one level teaspoon cayenne
  • one and a half tablespoonfuls salt
  • one and a quarter pints (700ml) vinegar
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Remove stalks from tomatoes
    2. Slice and peel the onions and apples
    3. Slice the cucumbers
    4. Put all the ingredients into a heavy based pan and bring to the boil
    5. Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 hours or until quite soft, stirring frequently
    6. Put into clean warmed jars, seal and label

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