Apple-Pear Chutney

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 1 quart
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2 tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, chopped

3 tablespoons mustard seeds

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

4 tart green apples, like Granny Smith, cored and cut into chunks 

4 Anjou pears, cored and cut into chunks

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 cup apple juice

1 tablespoon brown sugar

2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat and add the onions, mustard seeds, and cinnamon. Stir to combine. Saute the mixture until the onions are translucent, about 3 minutes. 
  2. Stir in the apples, pears, vinegar, apple juice, brown sugar, and fresh ginger, cook for 1 minute, then lower the heat and simmer until the apples and pears are just soft, about 20 to 30 minutes.