Canning Recipes

Green Tomato Sweet Relish
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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12 large green tomatoes -- quartered
6 green bell peppers -- quartered
2 red bell peppers -- quartered
3 large onions -- quartered
2 teaspoons pickling salt
4 cups sugar
3 cups cider vinegar (5% acidity)
2 teaspoons ground turmeric
1 jar prepared mustard - (6 oz)

Process first 4 ingredients, a few at a time, in a food processor until
ground. Transfer to a large nonaluminum bowl; sprinkle with pickling
salt, and let stand 3 to 4 hours. Drain.

Combine sugar, vinegar, and turmeric in a large Dutch oven; cook over
medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Add vegetables,
and bring to a boil. Stir in mustard, and cook, stirring constantly,
until thickened.

Pack into hot jars, filling to 1/2 inch from top. Remove air bubbles;
wipe jar rims. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw on bands.
Process in boiling-water bath 15 minutes.

This recipe yields 7 (12-ounce) jars.

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