Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

This has everything in it but the kitchen sink. My mom's recipe. We make this every year when the garden is finishing up. This is a sweet chow chow, not hot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add cucumbers, green pepper, cabbage, onion, and tomatoes in a large non-metal container (I use a huge tupperware container).
  2. Dissolve the salt in 2 quarts of water; pour salt water over the vegetables; cover and let stand 8-10 hours.
  3. Drain well.
  4. Add lima beans, green beans, carrots, and 2 cups water to a large saucepan; cook 20 minutes or so or until crisp-tender; drain.
  5. Combine all the vegetables and the remaining ingredients in a large pot.
  6. Bring to a boil; boil for 10 minutes.
  7. Pack vegetables into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  8. Cover with lids and screw bands on tight.
  9. Process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes.
  10. Let cool.

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