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Close up view of a bowl with apple onion chutney on a plate with some crackers and some cherry tomatoes

Onion Apple Chutney

  • Author: Vicky and Ruth
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Get ready to welcome delicious Sweet Onion & Apple Chutney to your table! Once you try this perfectly balanced vegan spread, you’ll want to use it on every dish you make. It has a perfect sweet/savory balance that makes any dish feel special!


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 medium granny smith apple, peeled and diced small
  • 1 tbsp dark brown sugar 
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar, maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1.  Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the onions and salt and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, until translucent.  If the onions start to stick to the pan, add 1 tablespoon of water at a time to prevent them from burning
  2. Add the diced apple and continue cooking for 5-6 minutes
  3. Add the brown sugar, agave, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons of water. Stir well and cook for more 2 minutes
  4. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes until the apples are soft and the onions caramelized, stirring occasionally
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: gluten-free


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 81
  • Sugar: 9.7
  • Sodium: 77
  • Fat: 3.6
  • Saturated Fat: .5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3.1
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 12.2
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: .5
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: chutney, kosher, vegan, gluten-free