Pear Chutney

Southern Living
Pear ChutneyRecipe
Photo: Melina Hammer; Styling: Iain Bagwell
Pear Chutney is a sweet complement to savory Sage-Crusted Pork Racks.


Makes 4 cups


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5 ripe pears, peeled and diced
4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 large red onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/3 cup golden raisins
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley
Salt and pepper to taste


Hands-on: 45 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes
Cook pears in 2 Tbsp. hot olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a bowl; wipe Dutch oven clean. Heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Add raisins, garlic, and ginger; sauté 5 minutes. Add sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and dried crushed red pepper, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until spices are fragrant. Stir in vinegar and maple syrup, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until reduced by half. Stir in pears; cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes. Stir in parsley. Season with salt and pepper.

Created date

October 2013