Uncle Jack's Cucumber Relish

Brad Nichols


Often just called 'pickle' by my family, we always had this in the fridge when I was growing up. It's a great alternative to the standard green sweet relish, and just as versatile! Hope you like it!


★★★★★ 2 votes

6 pints
12 Hr
30 Min


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  • 8 c
    cucumbers, diced
  • 3 c
    onions, diced
  • 1/2 c
    green pepper, diced
  • 1/3 c
  • 3 c
  • 4 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    mustard seed
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery seed
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    mixed pickling spice in cheesecloth
  • 1/3 c
    pickling salt

How to Make Uncle Jack's Cucumber Relish


  1. Place diced cucumbers, onions and peppers in a large pot. Sprinkle with the Pickling salt and cover with cold water.
  2. Let stand overnight, then drain and rinse
  3. Add all other ingredients, bring to a boil, and simmer for 20 minutes
  4. Fill sterilized pint jars and seal.

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About Uncle Jack's Cucumber Relish

Course/Dish: Salsas, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy Free

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