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End of Season Relish

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 md Green tomatoes; coarse chop
  • 1 md Ripe tomato; coarse chop
  • 1/2 sm Green cabbage, coarse chop
  • 2 Red bell peppers; chopped
  • 2 Green bell peppers; chopped
  • 2 Celery ribs; chopped
  • 2 Onions; chopped
  • 1/2 Peeled cucumber; chopped
  • 5 tb Pickling salt
  • 1 c Packed light brown sugar
  • 2 3/4 c Cider or white vinegar


This is an excellent relish for using up excess garden produce left at the
end of the summer. It's good with meat and poultry and with a sharply
flavored cheese, such as a mature cheddar. Makes nine 1/2 pint jars.

Layer tomatoes, cabbage, bell peppers, celery, onions and cucumber with the
salt in a large non-aluminum bowl. Let stand overnight to draw out the

Drain the vegetables in a sieve, pressing them to remove as much liquid as
possible. rinse in the sieve under cold running water, drain again, and pat
dry on paper towels. Put the vegetables into a large, non-aluminum
saucepan. Add the sugar and vinegar; stir to mix. Simmer the mixture for 1
hour or until the vegetables are tender and the sauce has thickened.

Meanwhile, wash 9 half pint jars. Keep hot until needed. Prepare lids as
manufacturer directs.

Spoon the relish into one hot jar at a time, leaving 1/2 inch head space.
Wipe jar rim and threads with a clean, damp cloth. Attach lid. fill and
close remaining jars.

Process in a boiling water bath canner for 10 minutes.

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