Rhubarb Chutney

I love rhubarb chutney and over the last couple of years I’ve been making a rhubarb and apple chutney recipe I found on the Good Food website. I just finished my last jar and was given a load of rhubarb so decided to try this recipe…

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I was given a load of rhubarb from my sister boyfriends parents! I do grow my own but it’s always so skinny looking, and this stuff looks much better.

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I had exactly 5lb of rhubarb so I decided to make the full quantity, it was loads once I had cut it all up..

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I had opted to use mixed spice, only because it’s the first one I came to in the cupboard. The first stage of cooking took about 20 minutes, and I did think there was a lot of liquid so was kind of reluctant to add more vinegar. After that I think this was simmering for about at hour. It did change significantly though. It was very pale and watery to start of with…

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Then after an hour it was much darker and really nice and thick looking..

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Again I sterilised my jars in the oven and I ended up with 6 random sized jars and a wee extra in a ramekin for me to try today!

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I love chutney and think helps make a good sandwich great! I was trying this first off with some cheese and crackers and it’s fab! It’s a really good consistency and a lovely sharp flavour. I did worry that it was loads of vinegar but it’s just perfect. Am now very much looking forward to this weeks sandwiches!!

Would I make this again? Yes, I do have 6 jars to get through but that won’t last that long!!

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9 thoughts on “Rhubarb Chutney

  1. Hi Jacqui. That sounds good. I grow my own down here and have had 2 harvests this year so far. There is another one just about ready so I might just try it. Up till now I have used it all for crumble.

    How did it compare with Good Food recipe?

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