This Savory Kumquat Chutney Elevates Impromptu Snacking

From cheese plates to salads, this lively citrus chutney is surprisingly versatile

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This bursting-with-citrus savory kumquat chutney is a snap to make and keeps for several weeks in the refrigerator. Just seal it up in a clean, airtight glass jar.  Try it on cheese and crackers or with baked tofu. You can also use it as a base for a terrific blended salad dressing.

Want to learn more about kumquats and what to do with them? We’ve got answers.

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Savory Kumquat Chutney



  • 1 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sliced kumquats (about 16)
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 Tbs. sugar
  • 2 Tbs. white wine vinegar or cider vinegar


Heat oil in small saucepan over medium heat. Add kumquats and onion, and sauté 5 minutes, or until onion is softened.

Stir in sugar and 1/2 cup water, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer 5 to 7 minutes more. Remove from heat, and stir in vinegar. Cool, and store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 26
  • Carbohydrate Content 4 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 1 g
  • Fiber Content 1 g
  • Protein Content 0 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 2 mg
  • Sugar Content 3 g

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