Green Tomato Relish Recipe


| 10/9/2009 12:51:03 PM


If you are looking for a great recipe for green tomatoes at the end of the garden season, may I suggest trying green tomato relish? Green tomato relish was the first thing I canned as a young wife and mother. My minister’s wife, Marie Beck, taught me how to make it, and I still have the recipe card she wrote for me more than 30 years ago. It only requires a few ingredients, is easy to make, and is delicious served with roasted pork or on hot dogs. Yields about 7 pints.

green tomatoes on vine


Ingredients:
25 medium or 35 small green tomatoes
3 medium green bell peppers
2 medium sweet red peppers
3 medium onions
4 tbsp pickling salt
4 cups sugar
3 cups white vinegar
3 tbsp mustard seed
3 tbsp celery seed

 

Instructions:



1. Chop, process or grind all vegetables into a fine dice, then cover with the pickling salt and stir to coat. Let the mixture stand for 3 hours, then drain well.

lynne
1/10/2014 12:52:32 PM

With the green tomato relish, as with most any pickle recipe, I never know exactly what to do after that first step. Do I rinse the salt off the pickles-to-be before adding them in the vinegar solution? Seldom ever does a recipe specify rinse or no after the salting down process.


Kristina
10/13/2010 5:24:42 PM

Can't wait to try this relish! But I see the recipe is for pint jars...can I use the same recipe for smaller jars? Does changing the jar size mean you need to alter the processing time?


chevy morrison
10/5/2010 12:18:53 AM

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