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caramelised onion chutney

By hskelton (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes Jars
yummy with cold meats and cheese.


  • got the basic recipe from an old magazine, made a few adjustments and.... yummy Its great with cold meats, and if you stir a spoonfull into gravy it wonderful.
  • Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3lb cooking Onions
  • 10 oz dark brown sugar
  • 7 fl oz malt vinegar
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic - crushed
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • pinch each - salt, paprika
  • 1 small chilli


  • STEP 1
    Peel and slice onions very thinly.
  • STEP 2
    Heat oil in large pan and very gently soften the onions, don't let them brown.
  • STEP 3
    Add 3tbsp of the sugar and turn up heat to cooler onions.
  • STEP 4
    Add rest of sugar and remain ingredients
  • STEP 5
    simmer for 15 mins to reduce and the mixture turns thick and a dark carmal colour.
  • STEP 6
    spoon into jars ( about 3 one pound jars ), and leave for a month or two.

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