Nut Conserve

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo

Serve as an accompaniment to game meats and birds.



Total Timeunder 2 hours

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

Recipe Courseside dish

Dietary Considerationlactose-free, low cholesterol, low-fat, soy free

Equipmentfood processor

Five Ingredients or LessYes


Taste and Texturenutty, sweet, tart

Type of DishCondiments


  • 9 navel oranges, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 2 lemons – cut in half, thinly sliced, and seeds removed
  • 1 1/2 cups sultana raisins
  • 4 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 ½ cups white grape juice
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • Food processor


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil and immediately reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook, stirring from time to time, for 1 1/4 hours, or until the mixture is the consistency of marmalade.

  2. Purée the conserve briefly in a food processor, about 6 turns on and off, to produce a chunky texture.


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