Perfect for serving with soft, ripe cheeses like Camembert or Brie, or a sharp cheddar this apple-cranberry chutney is easy to prepare and full of flavor.

Apple Cranberry Chutney

Sweet, fruity condiments are always a delicious addition to an appetizer cheese assortment, and this easy, homemade apple-cranberry chutney is no exception.

Its sweet-tart flavor is a nice contrast to the richness of cheeses like Brie and Camembert and a good balance for sharp aged cheddar.

The flavors of this chutney develop even further after a few days in the fridge, so it can be made ahead and stored for up to a week.

Keep some on hand for entertaining, especially during the holiday season.

Apple Cranberry Chutney with Brie
Apple-Cranberry Chutney

Apple-Cranberry Chutney

Yield: 2 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Perfect for serving with soft, ripe cheeses like Camembert or Brie, or a sharp cheddar this apple-cranberry chutney is easy to prepare and full of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried apples, chopped
  • 1 cup dried cranberries (or dried cherries)
  • 1 cup red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook for about 2 minutes, then reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 30 to 35 minutes until the mixture has thickened to a syrupy consistency.
  2. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Serve as an accompaniment with cheese and crackers, or as a condiment for pork or roast poultry.
  3. Store chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 61 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 72mg Carbohydrates: 16g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 13g Protein: 0g
Note: Nutrition information is estimated and may vary from your actual results.