Tomato-Thyme Chutney


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time40 mins
  • Makes2 cups
Tomato-Thyme Chutney

A jar of tomato-thyme chutney.

Chatelaine Triple Tested

This versatile tomato-thyme chutney recipe captures the rich flavour of the summer harvest, and makes a delicious condiment for savoury dishes.


  • 4 cups chopped tomatoes

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped, about 1 cup

  • 10 sprigs fresh thyme

  • 1/3 cup white vinegar

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • BOIL all ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture is thick and almost all liquid has evaporated, about 30 min. (You may need to stir more often near end of cooking.) Let cool slightly.

  • REMOVE thyme sprigs, then pour into a 500-mL jar. Cool completely.

Nutrition (per tbsp)

Calories 11, Carbohydrates 3g, Sodium 20mg.

This chutney makes a delicious accompaniment to our Tourtière Tart or Classic Tourtière.