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squash relish

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Joyce Odom
Laurel Hill, NC

Gardening time means Squash relish time at my home. Great with peas, beans, cabbage or your favorite vegetable.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 12 Hr
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For squash relish

  • 10 c
    yellow squash(you can substitute 2-3 zucchini to add color
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3-4 c
    onions, chopped
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 6 c
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 2 tsp
    celery seed
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 1
    red sweet bell pepper,chopped
  • 1
    green sweet bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make squash relish

  • 1
    chop squash with food chopper. Add salt to squash and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse in cold water. Add onions, vinegar, sugar, dry mustard, turmeric, celery seed, mustard, pepper, red and green bell pepper to squash and boil for 20 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon cornstarch and boil for 10 minutes. Stir often to prevent sticking. Put in jars and seal. (use more cornstarch if desired to thicken relish)Makes 12 to 14 pints.