Quick pear chutney

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Prepared fresh Northwest Bartlett pears
⅔ cup Vinegar
1 cup Raisins
⅓ cup Chopped onion
½ cup Slivered candied preserved ginger
1 teaspoon Allspice
½ teaspoon Ground cloves
½ teaspoon Ginger
1 teaspoon Salt
3½ cup Granulated sugar
½ cup Firmly packed light brown sugar
1 Box powdered fruit pectin; (1-3/4 oz.)

First Prepare the Glasses: Wash, scald, and drain glasses. (Or use automatic dishwasher with really hot, 150 degrees or higher, rinse water.) Then Prepare the Fruit: Peel and core about 2 pounds pears. Chop finely.

Measure 3 cups into a large saucepan. Add vinegar, raisins, onion, slivered ginger, and remaining seasoning to pears.

Then Make the Chutney: Measure sugars and set aside. Mix fruit pectin with pears in saucepan. Place over high heat and stir until mixture comes to a hard boil. Immediately add all sugar and stir. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and skim off foam with metal spoon. Then stir and skim for 10 minutes to cool slightly and prevent floating fruit. Ladle quickly into hot, sterilized glasses, seal, and process according to jar manufacturer's directions.

Quantity: Makes 5-½ cup or about 5 (8 oz.) jars.

Always be sure to use ripe pears.

Per serving: 3612 Calories (kcal); 1g Total Fat; (0% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 938g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 2207mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 7½ Fruit; 0 Fat; 54 ½ Other Carbohydrates

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