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Monday, August 6, 2012

Spicy Peach Chutney

Spicy Peach Chutney, from Cooking Light, is a fantastic recipe that takes advantage of seasonal produce and is quite versatile. You can use the chutney to spice up salmon, sandwiches, and everything in between. It's also perfect for make ahead meals since the flavors seem to get better with age.

Spicy Peach Chutney
Gluten Free
Makes about 1 cup

2.5 cups peaches (about 3 medium peaches) peeled and chopped
1/2 of a shallot, finely chopped
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1.5 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 of a jalapeño, seeded and minced
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 tbsp lime juice

1. Combine peaches, shallot, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, ginger, and salt in a medium saucepan over high heat.

2. Bring mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes.

3. Stir in jalapeño. Continue cooking chutney, uncovered for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally with a wooden spoon and use the back of spoon to mash any larger pieces.

4. Remove from heat and stir in parsley and lime juice. Transfer to serving bowl and let cool to room temperature prior to serving. (Alternatively, you can transfer to an airtight container and store chutney in the fridge until ready to use. Just let it come to room temperature before eating.)

Nutrition Information-- approximately 15 calories per serving (1 tbsp)

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