Old-Fashioned Pickle Relish (Traditional or Spicy)

Recipe by dawnie2u
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READY IN: 12hrs 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the cukes, onions, and peppers in a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and cover with cold water. Place a layer of ice cubes on top to cover surface of relish.
  • Let stand 2 hours up to 12 hours.
  • Drain thoroughly, pressing out excess liquid.
  • Place drained veggies, sugar, vinegar and spices in a large stainless steel kettle. If making the spicy version, you will add your pepper flakes now also.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat watching so as not to scorch. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Pack hot into 1/2 pint jars.
  • Process in a water-bath for 10 minutes.
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