Canning Recipes

Hamburger Relish
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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3 quarts chopped peeled cored tomatoes - (abt 18)
3 cups chopped celery
2 cups chopped onions
1 sweet red pepper -- chopped
1/4 cup Ball 100% Natural Canning & Pickling Salt
3 cups brown sugar
1/3 cup mustard seed
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon allspice
3/4 teaspoon cloves
1 quart vinegar, 5% acidity

Prepare Ball brand or Kerr brand jars and closures according to
manufacturer's instructions.

Combine tomatoes, celery, onions, pepper and salt in a large saucepot.
Let stand 2 hours. Add sugar, spices and vinegar to chopped vegetables;
cook until thickened, about 45 minutes.

Carefully ladle hot relish into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
Remove air bubbles with a nonmetallic spatula. Wipe jar rim clean. Place
lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass. Screw band down evenly
and firmly just until a point of resistance is met -- fingertip tight.

Process 15 minutes in a boiling-water canner. At elevations higher than
1,000 feet, boil 2 additional minutes for each additional 1,000 feet

This recipe yields about 7 pints.

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