Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Betty Crocker's Fresh Pear Chutney with Cider Vinegar (1962)

  • 5 lbs firm ripe Bartlett pears (about 20 medium)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green peppers
  • 1 1/2 cups seedless raisins
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup chopped candied ginger
  • 3 cups cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tspn each salt, whole cloves, and all-spice
  • 3 sticks whole cinnamon
Pare, core, and slice pears lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices. Combine with green peppers, raisins, sugar, candied ginger, apple cider vinegar, and salt in 6-quart saucepan. 

Tie cloves, all-spice, and cinnamon sticks in cheese=cloth bag. Add to mixture in saucepan. Simmer uncovered until dark and syrupy, about 3 hours.

Remove spice bag. Spoon into hot sterilized jars and seal at once. Makes about 4 pints.

More "Lost" Pear Recipes
Pear Pecan Crunch Pie (1978)
California Pear Bread Pudding (1976)

(Origin - "Betty Crocker's Cooking Calendar" published by General Mills, 1962.)

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