Homemade Chow Chow Relish


4 cups onions, ground
4 cups cabbage, ground
4 cups green peppers, ground
4 cups green tomatoes, ground
2 cups red peppers, ground
1/2 cup salt
Hot pepper may be added if you like spicy.
8 pint jars, sterilized
5 1/2 cups sugar
4 cups cider vinegar
1 tablespoon celery seeds
2 tablespoons mustard seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric


Wash all vegetable before using.

Put the onions, cabbage, green peppers, green tomatoes and red pepper through a food grinder.

In a large pot mix ground vegetables; cover with water, add salt.

Let stand in refrigerator 4 to 12 hours.

Drain vegetables thoroughly.

Add to drain vegetable the syrup ingredients; sugar, cider vinegar, celery seeds, mustard seeds and turmeric.

Cook for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Ladle hot relish into sterilized jars; leave 1/4″ head space.

Process for 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

Wait three week before using.


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