Chow Chow Relish

vivian johnson-mcmillian


My mother used to can this when I little and I always liked it. Everyone that tries it likes it.


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 Hr
40 Min


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  • 4
    med green tomatoes(chopped & minced)
  • 2
    med sized red peppers
  • 2
    large onions
  • 1
    cabbage, shredded (fine)
  • 1
    med cauiflower (flowerets)
  • 2 qt
    cold water & 1/2 cup pickling salt (brine)
  • 3 c
    white vinegar
  • 2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
    mustard seed, powered mustard, turmeic & allspice

How to Make Chow Chow Relish


  1. Mix all vegetables with brine,add spices & cover and let stand for 1hour. Wash & sterlize 4(pt) jars.(put on baking sheet(250) oven. Drain vegs,and set aside. Mix vinegar with remaing indgs, in a large kettle or pot & simmer uncovered 15 mins. Add vegs & simmer uncovered for 10 mins.Put in jar while hot, filling 1/8 inch from, cool & store in cool dark place for 1 month.
  2. good over vegetables, baked beens etc.

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About Chow Chow Relish

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Salsas
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #FARM, #FRESH

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