Green Tomato Relish

Southern Living
Green Tomato RelishRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

This is a classic tomato relish recipe, but with a tangy twist from green tomatoes.

MAKES about 4 cups


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1 1/2 pounds green tomatoes, quartered
1 red bell pepper
1 poblano pepper
1 large white onion, sliced
1 cup matchstick carrots
2 cups distilled white vinegar (5% acidity), divided
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice


Hands-on: 40 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes

1. Remove and discard seeds and ribs from tomatoes and peppers. Cut into thin slices.

2. Bring onion, carrots, tomatoes, peppers, 1/2 cup water, and 1 cup vinegar to a boil in a large stockpot over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Drain.

3. Return vegetables to stockpot, and stir in sugar, next 5 ingredients, and remaining 1 cup vinegar. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 5 minutes. Cool completely. Transfer to a jar; screw on lid, and chill 30 minutes. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Created date

April 2015