|4 cups||Fresh blueberries, rinsed and stemmed|
|1 medium||Onion, finely chopped|
|1½ cup||Red wine vinegar|
|½ cup||Golden raisins|
|½ cup||Firmly packed brown sugar|
|2 teaspoons||Yellow mustard seed|
|1 tablespoon||Grated crystalized ginger|
|½ teaspoon||Ground cinnamon|
|1 pinch||Of salt|
|1 pinch||Of ground nutmeg|
|½ teaspoon||Dried red pepper flakes|
Try this chutney with roasted turkey, duck or goose, meat or curries.
Mixed with mayonnaise or plain yogurt it makes a piquant dressing for salads made with meat, poulty and fruits.
Place blueberries in 4 quart saucepan; add onion, vinegar, raisins,brown sugar, mustard seed, ginger, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and red pepper flakes. Bring mixture to a boil; simmer over medium heat, stirringoccasionally, for about 45 minutes, or until chutney is thick. Meanwhile, wash 4 half pint jars. Keep hot until needed.
Prepare lids as manufacturer directs. Ladle the hot chutney into 1 hot jar at a time, leaving ½ inch head space. Wipe jar rim with a clean, damp cloth. Attach lid. Fill and close remaining jars.
Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes (20 minutes 1,001 to 3,000 feet; 25 minutes 3,001 to 6,000 feet; 30 minutes above 6,000 feet)
Origin: Adapted from "Preserving Today, by Jeanne Lesem. Shared by: Sharon Stevens
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