An easy way to preserve the taste of summer.
Ingredients for Tomato and Pepper Relish:
- 4 lbs (2 kg) ripe tomatoes
- 2lbs (1 kg) onions
- 2 medium sized peppers, red or yellow
- 1 oz (25 g) salt
- 8 oz (250 g) granulated sugar
- 3 teaspoons mustard seeds
- 16 fl oz (450 ml) white wine vinegar
Method for Tomato and Pepper Relish:
- Peel and finely chop the tomatoes and onions. Mix together in a bowl, sprinkle with the salt and leave overnight if possible.
- Next day put the tomatoes and onions into a sieve or colander, rinse with cold running water and drain well.
- De-seed and finely chop the peppers.
- Mix the peppers, mustard seeds, drained tomatoes and onions in a bowl.
- Bring the vinegar to the boil and stir in the sugar until dissolved, add the contents of the bowl and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal.
Makes about 4 lbs (2 kg) of relish.
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