Pear Chutney

Preparation info

  • Makes

    8 to 9 pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

  • About

As apricots and peaches have a brief season and pears are around most of the year, this is a nice recipe to have in your repertoire when you have eaten all the summer-fruit chutney in your larder.


  • 10 ounces preserved ginger or 8 ounces fresh ginger
  • 2 large



Combine the ginger, onions, oranges, and some of the vinegar in the container of a food processor or blender and purée. Transfer to a deep stainless steel or enameled cast-iron kettle and add all the other ingredients except the raisins. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer until thickened, about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add the raisins during the last 20 minut