Chutney’s origin is found in India where it is served with every meal. The British took it back to Great Britian during the Colonial Era and made it their own. Now chutneys are found everywhere. This is a southern US recipe for tomatoes.
2 tablespoons unsalted Butter
6 Green Onions, white and green parts, chopped
3 cloves Garlic, peeled and pressed
2 Jalapeno Peppers, seeded and minced
4 cups Tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar, packed
2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons Sea Salt or Kosher
1/2 teaspoon ground Red Pepper
In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add green onion, garlic and jalapeno peppers and cook for about 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently until tomatoes are tender. Add sugar, vinegar, salt and red pepper. Cook for about 3 minutes and reduce heat. Simmer for 15 mionutes , uncovered. Stir occasionally. Cool and refrigerate. Will stay for about a week. Great with meat.