Taste of Summer Strawberry Chutney

Sauces and Condiments.
What better way to preserve the goodness of summer than in this flavorful melange. 

Taste of Summer Strawberry Chutney


Quantity Ingredients
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup strawberry preserves
1/2 cup strawberry wine vinegar
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2 tsp peeled and minced gingerroot
1/2 tsp curry powder
1 medium navel orange, peeled and chopped
4 cups strawberries, hulled and diced
1/2 cup sliced almonds
Strawberry fans (optional)


1. Combine raisins, brown sugar, preserves, wine vinegar, orange juice, gingerroot, curry powder and navel orange in a large nonaluminum saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat 15 minutes or until slightly thickened and syrupy, stirring frequently. 2. Add strawberries; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. 3. Remove from heat; stir in almonds. Spoon into a bowl; cover and chill. 4. Serve with nonfat or light cream cheese and gingersnaps. Garnish with strawberry fans, if desired. 

Source: California Strawberry Commission website at www.calstrawberry.com