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chow chow

Recipe by
Nathaniel Lutz
Georgetown, TX

This recipe came from my Granma Burson. As a family who loves beans and cornbread, she made this chow chow as a relish to be added for the beans. It is slightly sweet (we like it sweet) and you could add any pepper of your choice, if you like it with some heat.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Canning/Preserving

Ingredients For chow chow

  • 1 lg
  • 2 lg
  • 4
    bell peppers
  • 6 lg
    green tomatoes
  • 3 lg
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry mustard
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 pt
  • 2 bag
    pickling spice or 2 Tbsp pickling spice tied in a cheese cloth
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make chow chow

  • 1
    Chop all veggies to equal size.
  • 2
    Use a large pot and add all veggies and seasonings. Cook on low until tender.
  • 3
    I used a water bath to can. This recipe should render 6-8 pints depending on the size of the green tomatoes. Can for 45 minutes.