Green Tomato Relish

Doreen Fish


I remember the days I used to rate a recipe in a book after I tried it...that way I knew whether it was worth repeating.
This recipe was marked September , 1989 and it had 5 stars beside it and it said excellent!!
It is indeed and I have been making it a matter of fact I make sure I grow late tomatoes to have my green ones for my relish.
It is great as a condiment with roast beef, turkey , on hamburgers, hotdogs...whatever it is so yummy!!

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5 pints


8 c
sliced green tomatoes...i usually triple this recipe
3 Tbsp
2 c
cider vinegar
2 c
3 Tbsp
mustard seeds
1/2 tsp
celery seed
1 tsp
turmeric, ground
3 c
sliced onions
2 large
sweet red peppers, chopped
hot red pepper, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix the salt with the sliced tomatoes and allow to stand overnight. Drain.
Ina large pot combine vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, celery seeds, turmric and onions. Bring to a boil and simmer about 5 mins.
Stir in the drained tomatoes, onions and the peppers.
Bring to a boil and simmer gently 20 mins or so.
I usually simmer a little longer as I like it quite soft.
Pack into hot sterilized jars and seal

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads