Vidalia Onion Relish

posted by Beck 04-27-100 9:25 AM

Vidalia Onion Relish

1 1/2 gallons Vadalia onions
1/2 cup salt
1 quart cider vinegar
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon pickling spice
4 ounces chopped pimientos
4 1/2 cups sugar

Grind onions (approx. 10 lbs.) to equal 1 1/2 gallons. Add salt and let stand 30 minutes. Place in a collander and squeeze out excess juice.

Place in a large kettle and add vinegar, sugar, spices tied in a cheesecloth and pimento (optional). Stir together and bring to a boil. Boil for 30 minutes, stirring often. Pack into hot sterilized jars.

Water bath for 10 minutes.

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