Tuesday, May 11, 2010

chutney love

With the abundance of feijoas around here, besides eating loads of them, I have been making feijoa chutney. It's quick and easy and so far fail proof. I am making many batches at the moment to stock pile for the coming months. The recipe is as follows:

12 feijoas - I use medium sized ones
2 apples
2 onions
1 t salt
1 C vinegar (I use white)
1 T pickling spice (I grind mine done or you can tie it up in a muslin bag and throw it out at the end)
450g brown sugar
a small chunk of fresh ginger peeled and grated - approx thumb sized

Finely chop the feijoas, apples (both with skin still on) and onions. Put in a large pot with salt and pickling spice, vinegar and ginger - cook until soft. Add the sugar and simmer until thick. I use a stick blender to make it a bit less chunky - an optional step. Bottle in clean, sterilised jars.

yum! I love this chutney with cheese and crackers or added into a stew. Enjoy.


  1. yumness!! oh how lucky to have an ABUNDANCE of feijoas!!

  2. sounds really delish, what i wouldn't do for even one feijoa !!!!!!! they are on the top 10 list of things I miss about NZ :(

  3. oh, yum! thank you for reminding me about this amazing chutney, i must make some asap.

  4. YUM!!! SOOOOO good! Thank you very much I have just made a 4th batch of this and hubby says its the best chutney that I've made.


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