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Apricot or Peach Chutney
From Dorothy McNett's recipes at www.dorothymcnett.com. This can be stored in refrigerator 3-4 weeks or more.
7-8 medium sized firm, ripe apricots or peaches
Cut apricots or peaches in half and remove pit. Cut out any blemishes and cut into smaller pieces and put into a glass or ceramic batter bowl. Add raisins, dates, and vinegar. Quarter lemon, remove seeds, and slice very thin. Add to mixture and cook in microwave 5 minutes. Stir. Add sugar and stir. Cook 5 minutes more, stir. Apricots should be cooked and sugar dissolved. If not, cook another 2-3 minutes. Add ginger and nuts. Allow to stand at least 30 minutes as it will set up as it cools. Serve as a condiment with ham, lamb, fish, or grilled vegetables.
Recipe created 1994-07-04.