Runner Bean Chutney

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An easy chutney that just tastes great. A great way to use up the last of the years crop before the first frosts.

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Tags: main · sauce · chutney · bean · accomaniement · runner ·


2 lb. (900g) runner beans. sliced
2 lb. (900g) demerera sugar
one and a half pints vinegar
1.5lbs. (675g) onions, peeled and chopped
one and a half tbsps. cornflour
half a tsp. salt
1 tsp. turmeric
1 tsp. dry mustard


Cook the beans in salted water till just soft

Cook the onions in half a pint of vinegar until just soft

Place the beans, onions and sugar in a pan together with the remaining vinegar and boil for 15 minutes

Mix the mustard, turmeric, salt and cornflour with a small amount of cold water and add to the pan

Bring to the boil and cook for a further 15 minutes

Allow to cool before bottling

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