This tangy and sweet Indian rhubarb chutney with strawberries and ginger is packed with nutrients, while being vegan, vegetarian, low carb, paleo, gluten-free and incredibly delicious! Perfect condiment for spring and summer BBQ!
This rhubarb chutney is one of my creative attempts that ended up being my new favorite condiment! I mean, I’ve never used rhubarb in savory dishes and I can’t say that I’ve ever made anything more creative than a rhubarb pie. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of rhubarb pies, but as you know, I don’t have an oven at the moment, so I had to use my rhubarb in some other way. I came up with this delicious rhubarb chutney and I didn’t regret it.
Let’s be honest here, rhubarb is not the most popular spring fruit (or vegetable?) in the world. We see asparagus and strawberry recipes all over the internet in spring, but rhubarb is always in the shadow. It shouldn’t be though!
Rhubarb has huge health benefits: it improves your digestion, helps you to lose weight, optimizes your metabolism and keeps your skin healthy. It is packed with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that make it good for your body. Rhubarb contains vitamin K, vitamin C, B complex vitamins, as well as dietary fiber, protein, manganese, magnesium, calcium and potassium. It is rich in lutein, beta-carotene, and zeaxanthin. What not to love about rhubarb? Maybe only its leaves, because they aren’t edible. But the stalks are so good for you! The season is not long, so make sure you use rhubarb in your cooking now, while it’s still available. One more reason to make this chutney is that it also contains strawberries, ginger and apple cider vinegar, among other things, making it even more healthy and delicious!
This rhubarb chutney is a perfect condiment for the upcoming grilling season. It’s tangy and sweet with a spicy touch. You can use it as a condiment for anything grilled: any type of meat, poultry, fish or vegetables, as well as a spread for crusty bread, as a dip for crackers and chips or/and as an addition to your cheese plate. It’s perfect with goat cheese and many other cheeses!
How to Make Rhubarb Chutney with Strawberries and Ginger
Did I mention that it’s really easy to make it? It takes from 20 to 30 minutes, depending on how smooth you want it to be. I like it more silky, but if you opt for a chunky chutney, be my guest! You can store this chutney in an airtight container for as long as 7-10 days or can it for later use. For canning, boil your jar (jars) and lids in water for at least 15 minutes, fill them with chutney and seal. Check the recipe below and make this delicious rhubarb chutney this weekend!
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Have you ever used rhubarb for savory dishes? Leave a comment below!