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Runner Bean Chutney


2 lb Runner Beans – prepared as if to eat
1 1/2 lb Onions
1 lb Demerara Sugar
1 1/2 pint Vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon dry Mustard
1 1/2 tablespoon Turmeric
2 tablespoon Cornflour

Cook beans for 7 mins in salt water and strain.
Chop onions and boil in 1/2 pint of vinegar for 10 mins.
Mix altogether, except cornflour and cook slowly for 1/2 hr.
Add cornflour mixed with a little vinegar and cook for a further 10 minutes.

POT…….and keep for at least a month before eating.

Hope you enjoy it as much as we do, it is really good with any meats, including burgers and sausages.

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I don't grow runner beans, but it is always great to get a good recipe on here! Thanks...on faves.

15 Sep, 2011


Thanks Troddles , ours are all finished now but there are still lots about so as soon as I am offered some I'll have a go ! Apples in abundance so I'll be making chutney and jelly with those soon . Added to faves too .

15 Sep, 2011


Ooh, you've just reminded me Driad...I meant to take a pic of my apple harvest! ;)

15 Sep, 2011


I'm getting lots of apples now as well, although my own eating apple tree is only in its 2nd year. I make Apple Cheese, its really useful to use with pork when you can't be bothered to make apple sauce.

15 Sep, 2011

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