Cucumber Relish

Melissa Buchanan-Smith


Perfect for a hot dog on the grill!

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24 hot dogs
1 Hr
30 Min
Stove Top


1 tsp
mustard seed
1 tsp
dill seed
3 Tbsp
kosher salt or pickling salt
3 c
cucumber, diced
1/2 c
pepper, yellow diced
1/2 c
pepper, red diced
1 small
onion diced
1 c
white vinegar
1 tsp
celery seed
1 1/2 c
white sugar
1 pinch
4 oz
chile diced, mild
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
dark molasses


1Finely dice vegetables. Mix and place in a bowl. Add the salt. Cover with ice water and let sit for a minimum of one hour.
2Drain well. Rinse with water and drain again. Squeeze out all excess water. Use an emulsion mixer to your desired consistency.
3In a saucepan heat all other ingredients to a boil. Add vegetables that have been drained. Boil five more minutes. Turn down and let simmer 20 more minutes.
4If canning, place into your jars with lids and place in boiling water for ten minutes.

Serve cold.

Also good poured over a block of cream cheese and served on crackers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy