Hungarian Greem Tomato Relish

Posted by Krista on April 15, 1998 at 03:01:31:

Hungarian Green Tomato Relish 
copyright June Meyer

 10 lbs. of green tomatoes 
 1 head of cauliflower or more 
 5 lbs. of peeled yellow or white onions 
 5 green bell peppers 
 5 red peppers 
 1 cup of pickling salt (no iodine) 

 7 cups of vinegar. White is best 
 1 whole box of mixed pickling spices 
 1 box of whole mustard seed
 5 cups of sugar 

Slice thinly only the tomatoes, onions and cauliflower.  

Place the cut up vegetables in a large plastic bin.
Sprinkle 1 cup of salt over vegetables and let it sit over night.

Drain well and rinse off salt with water.

Remove the seeds from the red and green peppers and cut into small pieces.
Add the rinsed off vegetables and place in large kettle or pot along with 
the vinegar, mustard seeds.

Place the mixed pickling spices in a bag or cloth to keep them together so they can be fished out later.

Mustard seeds remain in the relish.
Cook until vegetable are soft, not mushy. 

Remove mixed spice bag and add 5 cups sugar.

Cook ten more minutes until sugar is melted.   

Bottle in sterilized canning jars.

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