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tomato relish

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a recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

This tomato relish is great on almost anything, but is a great addition to burgers!!

★★★★★ 1
method Canning/Preserving

Ingredients For tomato relish

  • 18
    ripe firm tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 stalk
    celery, chopped finely
  • 4 md
    onions, chopped finely
  • 2
    green sweet peppers, chopped finely
  • 2
    red sweet peppers, chopped finely
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    mustard seed, in cheesecloth bag
  • 1 1/2 c
    apple cider vinegar

How To Make tomato relish

  • 1
    Peel tomatoes, then chop into small pieces. Chop finely celery, onions and peppers. Mix together the vegetables and salt. Place in refrigerator overnight. Drain thoroughly in the morning.
  • 2
    Combine sugar, spices and vinegar, making sure the sugar is dissolved, in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer 3 minutes.
  • 3
    Add vegetables and return to a boil. Simmer for 10 more minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cheesecloth bag. Spoon into hot sterilized jars and seal.