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Plum Catsup

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Ingredients
  Fresh purple plums/32 canned plums, halved and pitted, with liquid 2 Cup (32 tbs), halved, and pitted
  Onion 1 , minced
  Cider vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a sauce pan, add onions and plums. Cover with water, place on medium heat and bring the mixture to boil.
2. Lower the heat to minimum and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes for plums to turn tender.
3. Drain and pass through a blender or food processor with steel blade to prepare puree.
4. Take a clean pan, pour in the plum puree, add salt, vinegar, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, pepper and mustard to the mixture and allow the mixture to come to boil on medium heat.
5. Lower the heat to minimum and without covering, allow the mixture to simmer for 20 minutes.
6. Transfer to a bottle after the mixture is well cooled. Place in the refrigerator till served.

SERVING
7. Use as required.

TIPS
1. If canned plums are being used, then the juice can be used instead of water to cook the onions and plums.
2. If canned plums are being used, then in step 2, simmer for just 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Plum
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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