Green Tomato Ketchup(Relish)

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This is my Aunt Naomi's recipe and it is one of the foods I grew up on. We would use this instead of pickle relish in dishes.


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45 Min
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1 peck green tomatoes(about 24 large tomatoes)
6 green peppers
6 red sweet peppers
10 onions
5 cups apple cider vinegar
5 cups sugar
sterilized, clean jars with lids and rings
2 tablespoons pickling spice tied in a cheesecloth bag


1/4 cup salt
1 quart water

How to Make Green Tomato Ketchup(Relish)


  • 1Cut or grind vegetables.(My aunt used a grinder, coarse ground)
  • 2Soak in brine overnight.
  • 3The next morning drain or squeeze out brine.
  • 4Mix vinegar, sugar and spices together.
  • 5Bring to a boil.
  • 6Add vegetables and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 7Put in jars and seal.
  • 8As always make sure your jars are clean with no chips or cracks and wipe the rim to be sure there is nothing on it. I know most of you ladies know this, but "newbies" may not.

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Course/Dish: Other Sauces

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