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Spiced Pepper Relish

Photo: Jan Smith
Yield 5 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
This tastes like traditional sweet pickle relish, but with a peppery spike. Use it on sandwiches or salads, or enjoy it spooned onto field peas or other beans.

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups shredded onion (about 2 large)
  • 3 cups shredded red bell pepper (about 4 medium)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 48
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 12.1 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 60 mg
  • calcium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 35 minutes or until thick, stirring frequently. Cool; pour into airtight containers.

  2. Note: Refrigerate Spiced Pepper Relish in airtight containers up to one month.