Spicy Tomato Relish Recipe

Try this easy to prepare version of Tomato Relish recipe. I am sure, once you try it, you will always crave for some more!

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Ripe tomatoes4 Pound (About 12 Medium Sized Ones)
 Onions3 Large, peeled and chopped
 White vinegar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Chopped celery2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Prepared horseradish1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dry mustard2 Teaspoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced/mashed
 Basil1 Teaspoon
 Mixed pickling spices2 Teaspoon
 Green peppers2 , seeded and chopped
 Hot dried red chiles3 Small, crushed

Directions

Peel tomatoes and chop coarsely.
Place chopped tomatoes and their juices in a large deep pan (at least 5 quarts) with onions, vinegar, celery, sugar, horseradish, salt, mustard, paprika, garlic, and basil, along with the pickling spices tied in a square of cheesecloth.
Bring tomato mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and boil slowly, uncovered, for 1 hour; stir occasionally.
Add green peppers and continue cooking for 1 1/2 hours longer, stirring frequently.
Remove seasoning packet and discard it.
Ladle 1/3 of the sauce into a 1-pint jar.
To remaining sauce add 2 of the dried hot chiles and continue cooking for 15 minutes more; ladle 1/2 of this mixture into another 1-pint jar.
Add remaining chile to sauce still in the pan and cook the mixture for 15 minutes before placing in a third jar.
Label jars to indicate heat level of each portion of the relish.
This will keep in the refrigerator for as long as a month, or may be frozen.
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