Green Tomato Relish
4 quarts chopped peeled cored green tomatoes -, (abt 32 med)
2 quarts chopped cabbage - (abt 1 large head)
2 cups chopped sweet green peppers -, (abt 4 small)
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup salt
5 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 Tbs mustard seed
1 Tbs celery seed
1 Tbs prepared horseradish
4 1/2 cups vinegar, 5% acidity
1. Prepare Ball brand or Kerr brand jars and closures according to manufacturer's instructions.
2. Sprinkle salt over vegetables and mix thoroughly; let stand 3 to 4 hours. Drain; rinse and drain thoroughly. Combine sugar, spices, horseradish and vinegar; simmer 15 minutes. Add vegetables and bring to a boil.
3. Pack hot relish into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. 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.
4. Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. At elevations higher than 1,000 feet, boil 2 additional minutes for each additional 1,000 feet elevation.
Yield: 7 pints
Source: Allistra Corporation's recipe archive at Homecanning.com -|- Your complete source for all home canning and home food preservation needs.