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Tis’ the season to make chutney 🎶🎶tra la la la laaaa la la la laaaaa 🎶🎶

This piece of information is from The Spruce Eats: I couldnt have worded it better myself!

Chutney is best known as a condiment originating in India, the concept has spread worldwide and transformed to suit local tastes. The term chutney comes from the East Indian chatni, meaning “strongly spiced,” and refers to a condiment which usually consists of a mix of chopped fruits, vinegar, spices, and sugar cooked into a chunky spread.

The sweet, tart, and spicy flavor complements strong-flavored meats such as wild game, but also works well with beef, pork, and chicken. Chutney perks up cheeses and sweeter versions make a fabulous spread on crackers, toast, or bagels.

Here are some ideas for how to use chutney!

  1. Have it on a sandwich – add it to chicken salad
  2. Serve it alongside a cheese, and-or preserved, cured meat platter
  3. Mix it into ground beef or pork and use for meatloaf or sausage roll filling
  4. Serve it on the side of a meat pie or and empanada
  5. Eat it with any kind of cooked pork dish (e.g. chops, tenderloin, ham, etc.)
  6. Serve it with grilled sausages
  7. Serve it with roasted chicken or turkey
  8. Serve it with pate
  9. Warm goat cheese or brie, pour chutney over it and serve
  10. Mix it with Greek yogurt to make a dip
  11. Puree it and glaze meat, roasted sweet potatoes, butternut squash, etc.
  12. Puree it and use as a dipping sauce for egg rolls, samosa, any fried food!
  13. Puree it and add it to salad dressing
  14. Serve it with a grilled cheese sandwich
  15. Serve it on the side of Indian dishes like curry
  16. Serve it on a burger, especially a cheese or veggie burger