Apricot, Sweet Pepper and Thyme Chutney

Easy recipe of Apricot, Sweet Pepper and Thyme Chutney

This sublime Apricot, Sweet Pepper and Thyme Chutney is all fruity with delicious tangy and mild spices. This easy and hassle free chutney recipe combines fresh apricot, fresh sweet peppers and thyme together to make make a tasty combination.

Easy recipe of Apricot, Sweet Pepper and Thyme Chutney

To bring a little bit of zing to the flavours I've added few spices and red chilli flakes without making it too strong. It tastes excellent with cheese on toast or can be used to accompany with Nut loaf, veg sausages or topping for a BBQ meat. This magnificent and vibrant homemade chutney can become a delightful gift for a foodie.

How to make Apricot, Sweet Pepper and Thyme Chutney

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Since preparing chutney at home is uncomplicated and cinch too and lasts for ages in the fridge, it is always worth to make your favourite chutney from scratch and I love to do that. You can prepare it with fresh and best quality ingredients, you can choose whatever flavours or combinations you fancy.

Apricot, Sweet Pepper and Thyme Chutney

Just a couple of weeks ago we finished our last jar of Red Pepper and Chilli Chutney. I went to market and I saw fresh and gold Apricots, already my brain started ticking, and next, I picked up Mixed peppers and a bunch of thyme. I decided to make Apricot, Mixed Pepper and Thyme Chutney and it turned out delightful, exactly how we like.

Apricot, Sweet Pepper and Thyme Chutney

You can replace Apricot with Peaches.

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Apricot, sweet pepper and Thyme Chutney
Yield: 2-3 small jars

Apricot, Mixed Pepper and Thyme Chutney

Apricot, Mixed Pepper and Thyme Chutney

This superlative chutney combines fresh apricot, sweet mixed red peppers and thyme to make a delicious combination. It pairs well with cheese on toast, as a sandwich spread or with any other meals.
prep time: 15 Mcook time: 50 Mtotal time: 65 M


  • 750g fresh apricot
  • 150 g mixed peppers
  • Few sprigs thyme
  • 100g cooking apple
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 2 tbsp. ginger-garlic puree
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 12 tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 500 g brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. red chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. clove powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt


How to cook Apricot, Mixed Pepper and Thyme Chutney

  1. Keep a few small sterile jars ready.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion, cook very slowly for about 15-20 minutes or until the onion becomes sticky.
  3. Meanwhile finely chop apricot, peppers, and apples or use a food processor ( I used it ) do not make a puree.
  4. Add all the chopped ingredients, ginger-garlic puree, sugar, vinegar and thyme.
  5. Add red chilli flakes, cinnamon and clove powder.
  6. Mix everything and keep stirring.
  7. Next, bring everything up to simmering point let it cook for 40-45 minutes.
  8. When the liquid reduces, you will get very thick and sticky chutney.
  9. Switch off the heat. 
  10. Spoon in into sterile jars.
  11. To keep for a longer period, keep it in a cool dark place. 
  12. Once opened keep it in a refrigerator and use it in a couple of weeks. 
  13. Enjoy!


You can replace Apricot with Peaches.
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  1. Just saw your link on one of the food bloggers groups on Facebook. This looks delicious. Am pinning it and bookmarking it to make. Your photos are beautiful too.
    Thanks Claire x

    1. Thank you Claire for visiting my blog, I am sure you'll love it. Please let us know how it turns out for you. Have a great weekend!
      Jagruti x

  2. Your flavor combination here is as beautiful as your images. Just lovely -- all around. And YUM!

  3. This looks so beautiful. The colors and the flavors...I love this.

  4. Amazing recipe! The photos are beautiful too! I love chutney.

  5. I love your photos!! And the recipe as well, it looks amazing.

  6. Oh it look delicious! I love chutney. Usually I use the mango type but this one is definitely one to try!

  7. This looks amazing! I am thinking it would be delicious on chicken! - Debbie, VA for Denise Wright

  8. This looks delicious. I love how it looks on that bread. I'm loving the use of red pepper flakes.

  9. I love chutney and our cheese board is never missing it. But I have never tried an apricot chutney before. I am definitely giving this a try.

  10. Those flavors sound absolutely amazing! And as always your photos are wonderful.

  11. This is stunning, and I can just imagine how wonderful it would be with a cheese platter for dinner ~ your photos are gorgeous!

  12. So yummy. My mom made all kinds of chutney and when I either eat chutney or see it, I think of her! I'm embarrassed to say that I have yet to make it. I love your recipe and want to try it! Beautiful photos and presentation!

  13. I love pepper. Thanks for the instructions. Will try it out!

  14. Apricots and thyme, a perfect pairing . Delicious looking chutney too.

  15. This is one amazing chutney with the burst of flavors. Awesome.

  16. I've been looking for a chutney recipe featuring summer fruit and peppers, and this one sounds like a winner. I'm definitely giving it a try this weekend!

  17. That chutney looks delicious. I can see myself spreading it on a toast and relishing it.

  18. I absolutely love chutney! This combination sounds fabulous Jagruti! :-)

  19. Nice photography and creative recipe! Totally awesome:)

  20. This looks so interesting and tempting. Love the combo of apricots and thyme. love all your clicks.

  21. This looks amazing. Love that colour and your clicks too

  22. I just adore all the fruity and tangy flavours in this chutney! The apricot must be amazing in this!

  23. What a flavorful chutney!!I love that it's so versitile too☝️❤️

  24. Hey Jagruti :) I asked Hayley for a peach recipe and she recommended this to me, it looks great, I can't wait to try it out! Your blog looks amazing, so many different recipes to try out, I'll let you know how this one goes :)

    1. HI Katie, so happy to hear that! hope you like this recipe. If you need anything, you know where to call!

  25. This looks delicious, shall try it with peach. Its so versatile.


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