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Fall Garden Relish

Yield: 4 x half-litre jars (1 US pint)

Course Condiments
Cuisine American
Keyword Relish
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yield 4 x half-litre jars (1 US pint)
Calories 13 kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 g cabbage (finely chopped. 1 pound / 4 cups / 1 quart. About 1 small head, or 3/4 of a medium-head)
  • 400 g cauliflower (finely minced. 3 cups / 24 oz / 1 medium head)
  • 500 g green tomatoes (unpeeled, chopped. 2 cups / 18 oz / 4 medium)
  • 350 g onion (finely chopped. 2 cups / 2 medium)
  • 300 g green bell pepper (finely chopped. Measured after seeding, chopping. 2 cups / 10 oz)
  • 150 g red bell pepper (finely chopped. Measured after seeding, chopping. 1 cup / 5 oz)
  • 3 tablespoons pickling salt (OR non-bitter, non-clouding salt sub)
  • 900 ml white vinegar (5% acidity or higher. 3 3/4 cups / 30 oz)
  • 3 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 700 g sugar (white. 2 3/4 cup / 24 oz)
  • 3 teaspoons mustard powder
Metric - US Customary

Instructions

  1. Prep veg and put into large bowl.
  2. Mix veg and either salt OR salt sub well and refrigerate veg mixture 4 to 6 hours or over night. Toss a few times if desired.
  3. Drain well.
  4. While it is draining, put everything from the vinegar down to the dry mustard into a large pot. Mix, bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the drained veg. Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
  6. After 10 minutes, bring back to a boil.
  7. Pack hot into quarter-litre (1/2 US pint) jars or half-litre (US pint) jars.
  8. Leave 2 cm (1/2 inch) headspace for either size jar.
  9. Debubble, adjust headspace.
  10. Wipe jar rims.
  11. Put lids on.
  12. Process in a water bath or steam canner.
  13. Process either size jar for 10 minutes; increase time as needed for your altitude.
  14. Best after at least a month of jar time.