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Uncle D's Sweet Piccalilli (Green Tomato Relish)

  • Prep

    40 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
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Not sure what to do with the last of those green tomatoes from your garden? This recipe will use 'em up and the result is a tasty relish that is flavorful and can be used in place of sweet pickle relish. It can also be used like a side chutney for pork chops or sausage. Makes a great fall/harvest gift for friends and neighbors too.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 65 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 295 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine vinegar, sugar, salt, mustard seed, and basil in a large pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Stir green tomatoes, red bell peppers, red onion, and Granny Smith apples into vinegar mixture; boil vigorously, stirring occasionally, until vegetables have softened and relish flavors have blended, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Sterilize the jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Pack relish into hot, sterilized jars, filling to within 1/4 inch of the top. Run a knife or thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove any food residue. Top with lids and screw on rings.
  3. Place a rack in the bottom of a large stockpot and fill halfway with water. Bring to a boil and lower jars into the boiling water using a holder. Leave a 2-inch space between the jars. Pour in more boiling water if necessary to bring the water level to at least 1 inch above the tops of the jars. Bring the water to a rolling boil, cover the pot, and process for about 10 minutes.
  4. Remove the jars from the stockpot and place onto a cloth-covered or wood surface, several inches apart, until cool. Once cool, press the top of each lid with a finger, ensuring that the seal is tight (lid does not move up or down at all). Store in a cool, dark area.
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TERESA

10/29/2014

This was delicious! I gave out jars to family and friends, everyone loved it. I used items I had in my pantry, I substituted the basil with celery seed, used red delicious apples, yellow onions and green peppers. There was a lot of liquid left after cooking down which I threw out, next time, I will reduce the sugar and apple cider vinegar to 2 1/2 cups each for the 48 servings.

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