Cucumber Chutney- a Great Summer Side

Do you get tired of the same old same old meals and sides? I know I do and I bet my kids would say they do as well. We use a lot of dips and condiments in our house. I often try to think of other ways to add flavour without adding all of the bad stuff. You know like fat and calories.  With summer quickly approaching I am excited to try out this Cucumber Chutney recipe. The more colour in your diet the better.  This sweet and spicy combination is surely going to be a hit.

Cucumber Chutney

Cooking oil 1/2 tsp.
Chopped onion 1 cup
Chopped red pepper 1 cup
Chopped dried apricot 1/4 cup
Apple juice 1/2 cup
Dried cranberries 1/2 cup
Curry powder 1 tsp.
Garlic powder 1/4 tsp.
Ground cumin 1/4 tsp.
Sea Salt 1/4 tsp.
Fresh ground Pepper 1/8 tsp.
Diced peeled English cucumber 1 1/3 cups


Heat cooking oil in small saucepan on medium heat. Then add onion and red pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often, until onion starts to soften.

Add the rest of the ingredients except cucumber. Stir. Simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes until liquid is evaporated. Remove from pan and place into small bowl.

Add cucumber. Stir. Makes about 3 cups  Serve with fish or chicken grilled. 

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