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Orange-Pear Relish

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(500 ml) JARS

1 lb (750 g) oranges (4 or 5)
1 lemon
1 lb (750 g) pears (4 or 5)
1 onions (about 1 cup/250 ml/150 g finely chopped)
2 tbsp (37 ml/20 g) fresh ginger
cup (50 ml/50 g) sugar
1 tsp (5 ml) liquid sweetener
1 tsp (5 ml) salt
cup (175 ml) white-wine vinegar
1 small cinnamon stick
tsp (2 ml) mustard powder
2 tsp (10 ml) mild Madras curry powder


Peel the oranges, lemon and pears. Cut the citrus fruit in half crosswise and remove the pits. Core the pear. Finely dice the fruit.

Finely chop the onions and peeled ginger. Stir into the fruit. Stir in the sugar, sweet­ener, salt, vinegar, cinnamon, mustard and curry powder. Cover and bring to a boil.

Cook, partly covered, on low heat for 1½ hours, stirring occasion­ally. Fill clean jars that close with firm clamps, or screw-top preserving jars, and seal immedi­ately. Stand upside down for 15 minutes, then turn upright and leave to cool.

Per jar:- approx. 215 calories 3 g protein, 1 g fat, 49 g carbohydrates

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