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green tomato chutney

Green Tomato Chutney

Kathu Kat
Did frost kill your tomato plant? Here is a great and versatile recipe for you to use your green tomatoes instead of throwing them away.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Preserves
Cuisine American
Servings 5 jars
Calories 63 kcal


  • large pot
  • preserving jars


  • 1 kg green tomatoes chopped up with skin on
  • 1 kg red onions peeled and chopped
  • 150 g pitless raisins
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 500 g brown sugar
  • 1 litre brown vinegar


  • Chop the tomatoes, onions, raisins and garlic.
  • Place all of the ingredients in a large pot and simmer uncovered.
  • The chutney is ready when it appears thick and dark brown. This can take up to three hours or longer.
  • Spoon the chutney into preserving jars and close firmly.
  • Turn the jars on their heads.
  • Refrigerate once opened.


Keyword chutney, green tomato, preserves