Green Tomato Relish

Great on hot dogs, all types of beans, purple hull peas; anything to which you want to add a little zip!

Green Tomato Relish

Photo by Linda A.

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  • 24

    large green tomatoes

  • 3

    red bell peppers, halved and seeded

  • 3

    green bell peppers, halved and seeded

  • 4-6

    jalapeno peppers

  • 8

    large onions

  • 3

    tablespoons celery seed

  • 3

    tablespoons mustard seed

  • 2

    tablespoon salt

  • 5

    cups white sugar (reduce to 4?)

  • 2

    cups cider vinegar


Prepare 14 one-pint jars, canning tools, and water-bath canner. Coarsely grind tomatoes, red bell peppers, green bell peppers, jalapenos, and onions. Place in colander to drain as you grind. (You may need to do this in batches.) In a large, non-aluminum stockpot, combine tomato mixture, celery seed, mustard seed, salt, sugar, and vinegar. Bring to a boil and simmer over low heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Ladle hot mixture into hot pint jars; add lids and process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes.


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