Asian Pear-Fig Chutney

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Asian Pear–Fig ChutneyRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Judy Feagin

Garam masala, a fragrant Indian spice blend, is available in specialty stores or ethnic markets.

Makes 3 1/2 cups


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3 cups peeled, chopped, ripe Asian pears (about 3 large)
7 dried figs
1 cup chopped red onion
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/4 cup pear juice
1/2 teaspoon garam masala


Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 13 minutes or until pears are tender. Remove from heat; serve warm. Store leftover chutney in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Created date

October 2007