Chutney: Cherry - Apple Chutney

posted by Rusty 07-23-103 4:33 PM

Cherry - Apple Chutney
Makes 6 half pints

4 cups (about 1 lb) fresh or frozen unsweetened pitted tart red cherries
3 cups (about 3 medium) coarsely chopped, peeled, tart cooking apples
2 cups sugar
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup vinegar
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground allspice

In 4 quart Dutch oven combine all ingredients. Measure depth of mixture with a clean wooden ruler at start and finish. Bring to boil, stirring often. Reduce heat. simmer, uncovered, 40 min or till mixture is reduce by about 1/3, stirring often.

Ladle at once into hot, sterilized half pint jars, leaving a 1/2 inch headspace. Wipe rims of jars and adjust lids. Process in a boiling water canner for 10 min (time begins when water boils).

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