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Green Tomato Chutney with tomatoes, peppers and apple

Green Tomato, Apple & Pepper Chutney

Janice Pattie
A thick sweet and fruity chuntney with a piquant bite, this chutney is so simple to make and makes a great gift too.
4.93 from 13 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course chutney, preserves, Side Dish
Cuisine British, Scottish
Servings 56 servings
Calories 19 kcal


  • large pan
  • chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • weighing scales
  • Measuring spoons
  • grater
  • jug
  • glass jam jars


  • 1 kg green tomatoes
  • 2 red or yellow peppers
  • 125 g onions finely chopped
  • 150 g cooking or tart eating apples 2
  • 1 orange grated rind
  • 1 lemon grated rind and juice
  • 125 g soft brown sugar
  • 300 ml white malt vinegar
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger


  • Put the chopped onions into a large saucepan with 2-3 tbsp of the vinegar and simmer until nearly soft.
  • Quarter the tomatoes. Peel, core and dice the apples. Core and dice the peppers.
  • Add the tomatoes, peppers and apples to the onions in the pan.
  • Add the vinegar, orange and lemon zest and lemon juice, salt, spices and sugar.
  • Bring the mixture slowly to the boil and simmer for 1 ½ - 2 hours until thick.
  • Pour or ladle the hot chutney into warm sterilised jars and seal at once.



This recipe will make approximately 4 standard (378 ml) jars of chutney.


Calories: 19kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 127mgPotassium: 58mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 254IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg
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