Beetroot, Cabbage and Horseradish Relish Recipe

beetroot, cabbage and horseradish relish

Ingredients for Beetroot, Cabbage and Horseradish Relish:

  • 2 lbs (900 g) beetroot
  • 2 lbs (900 g) white cabbage
  • 2 ozs (56 g) horseradish
  • 8 ozs (225 g) white sugar
  • 1 pint (570 ml) white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) pepper

Method for Beetroot, Cabbage and Horseradish Relish:

  1. Wash the beetroot and cook until tender. Allow to cool a little and then peel and chop into small chunks.
  2. Core and shred the cabbage finely, wash and drain well.
  3. Peel and grate the horseradish and put into a pan with the beetroot,  cabbage, and the remainder of the ingredients.
  4. Mix well, bring to the boil and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  5. Simmer for about 20 minutes.
  6. Pot into dry, warm, clean, sterilised jars and cover.

Makes about 4 lbs (1.8 kg) of relish. The amount of horseradish can be varied depending on whether you like it strong or mild. You can also use a tablespoon of dry mustard and cut back a bit on the pepper if  you prefer.

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9 comments on “Beetroot, Cabbage and Horseradish Relish Recipe
  1. Deborah Key says:

    Thankyou for recipies very interesting website

  2. Val says:

    Happy to hear that you like the recipe section and the whole of the website. Thanks.

  3. Lynda says:

    Help? You don’t say how long the Beetroot, Cabbage and Horseradish Relish will last! How long?

  4. Val says:

    Ready in a couple of weeks and will keep for upto a year.

  5. nina says:

    I had loads of cabbage to use up and tried this without the horse radish but I put in the mustard powder instead.
    My husband loves it and is using it with everything he eats.
    Great recipes.

  6. Lisa007 says:

    Can I use red cabbage instead of white ?

  7. Val says:

    Yes, but you’d miss out on the contrast in colour.

  8. Jan says:

    Wondered if I could use a savoy cabbage instead of White ? Plenty of them on allotment but no White cabbage.

  9. Kathy says:

    I’m looking forward to making this but struggle to get root horseradish, will it work with horseradish sauce?

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