Sweet Pepper Relish Recipe

sweet pepper relish

Sweet Pepper Relish Recipe Submitted by amandaandherveg

Lovely mixed with cream cheese and spread on crackers or used as a glaze for pork and chicken.

Ingredients for Sweet Pepper Relish:

  • 2 lbs green or red tomatoes
  • 1 ½ lbs cooking apples
  • 1 ½ lbs onions
  • 1lb sugar
  • 6 red peppers and 6 green peppers
  • 1 oz salt
  • 1tsp allspice
  • 1 ½ pints vinegar
  • ¼ oz chillies (it’s up to you)
  • ¼ oz cloves
  • ¼ oz crushed root ginger
  • ½ oz mustard seed
  • 1oz peppercorns

Method for Sweet Pepper Relish:

  1. Wipe peppers and discard seeds, wipe toms, peel onions, peel and core apples.
  2. Chop or mince all vegetables and fruit coarsely and put into pan.
  3. Put spices into a muslin bag.
  4. Simmer the mixture in the vinegar for 2-3 hours till it is thick and then remove spices.
  5. Cool and put into sterilized jars and label.

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2 comments on “Sweet Pepper Relish Recipe
  1. Annette says:

    Hi could you tell what the shelf life of this relish is and how long does it take to mature thank you as I have grow quite a lot of peppers for the first time .

  2. Annette, Similar to any chutney recipe, ( ie ) Leave it a few weeks to mature & as long as all the important steps were done in making it , it should keep for a long while . BUT once a jar is open , then keep it in the fridge as after air has got to it then it is best to use it up ( but ME similar to VAL have jars of pickles & chutneys in the pantry for ” years!!” & still delicious when opened.
    It is all in the making of any jam , pickles & chutney ( & in my case liquers , of which I make many !! )

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