Beetroot Chutney

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This beetroot chutney is a homemade one that I love to keep at hand for adding to burgers and cold meat platters or as a simple dip for raw vegetables.

To make the beetroot chutney you need:

  • 500g fresh beetroot (not ready peeled and pickled), peeled and finely chopped
  • 1kg cooking apples, peeled and chopped.
  • 275g of red onion, finely chopped
  • 2cm piece of fresh ginger, grated,
  • 50g crystallised stem ginger, finely chopped.
  • 375g soft light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1tsp Ground allspice
  • 750ml red wine vinegar.
  • Place the beetroot, apple, red onion, gingers, sugar, salt and spice into a large pan.

Add the vinegar and mix well.

Bring to the boil and then simmer for around 60 to 70 minutes until the beetroot is tender. Stir every 10 minutes.

Whilst still warm pour in to sterilised jars and seal. Keep in the fridge and use within 4 weeks.

My children don’t like the lumps of beetroot so I tend to sieve half of the beetroot chutney as I put it in the jars and they will then eat it as a dip. Remember the chutney is very sweet (not good in large quantities if you are on a diet) and does stain clothing so don’t feed little ones too much as it’s high in sugar or let them drop it down them.


  • Robin

    25th May 2017 at 1:09 AM

    Omg, this sounds SO good. I love beets and am always looking for new flavors to bring out their delicious taste!

  • yvette

    25th May 2017 at 2:34 AM

    mmmm…my grandma and dad would love this!!

  • colleen wool

    25th May 2017 at 6:39 PM

    This recipe look awesome and so easy to make. I cant wait to try it.

  • Ritu

    28th May 2017 at 10:04 AM

    I love beetroot! This sounds lush!

  • Suz

    28th May 2017 at 10:26 AM

    I used to make chutneys and loved doing it. Good memories 🙂

  • mohit

    28th May 2017 at 10:43 AM

    I am not good at cooking but i think i can do this. Thanks for Sharing the receipe.

  • Noelle

    28th May 2017 at 12:00 PM

    That sounds delicious I love Beetroot!

  • Christine

    28th May 2017 at 3:04 PM

    I love beets! This looks absolutely delicious.

  • Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine

    28th May 2017 at 9:06 PM

    I just live for beets, they are delicious <3

  • Cher

    28th May 2017 at 9:40 PM

    I literally said, “yummy!” out loud! Does this ever look delicious, Candace! Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe with us!

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