Sweet Star Fruit (Carambola) Relish

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READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 5 Pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and thinly slice star fruit, taking care to remove seeds. Cover with cider by vinegar and allow to stand overnight.
  • Drain off vinegar. Combine star fruit with sugar and salt. Add cloves; which have been placed in a cheesecloth bag and lightly pounded.
  • Cook gently to the consistency of preserves.
  • Allow to stand overnight. Remove spice bag and reheat mixture to boiling.
  • Pack into hot pint jars. Wipe jar mouths and adjust lids. Process in boiling water bath canner for 10 minutes.
  • *Note: when making for long term storage it is probably best to omit the nutmeg if you do not want a dark relish, although it certainly adds to the flavor.
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