Plum Chutney

Plum Chutney


Plums are at their best between May and October, the perfect seasonal addition to a hearty sandwich or as a side with a salad. 

  • Recipe makes: 20 servings
  • Prep time:
    25 mins
  • Cook time: 25 mins
  • Calories: 38
    per serving


  • 500g plums
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100ml white wine vinegar
  • 45ml water
  • 1 x stick cinnamon
  • 100g demerara sugar


Preheat the oven to 120°C (250°F, Gas Mark ½)

  1. Stone the plums and roughly chop the flesh. Peel and chop the shallots
  2. Heat the olive oil in a heavy-based, (stainless steel, ceramic or glass) saucepan then add the shallots. Sauté gently for 5 minutes until softened.
  3. Add the chopped plums, vinegar, water, cinnamon and sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved, then simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened and slightly thickened.
  4. Place a clean medium-sized jam jar into the preheated oven to warm. When the plum chutney is ready, spoon it into the warm jar. Seal with a lid and leave to cool completely.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)38
Carbohydrate (g)7.8
Fat (g)0.8
Protein (g)0.3
Fibre (g)0.6
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg0.4

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