Sweet Pepper-Onion Relish

This relish also tastes great on grilled chicken or pork. For a tasty appetizer, serve with sliced rounds of French bread and a soft, creamy cheese.



Makes 5 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Bake: 45 Minutes
Cool: 30 Minutes


2 red bell peppers, seeded and diced
2 yellow bell peppers, seeded and diced
1 large yellow onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper


1. Preheat oven to 400°. Stir together all ingredients, and pour into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Bake 45 minutes or until soft, stirring every 5 minutes. Transfer pepper mixture and any liquid to a bowl. Let cool 30 minutes or to room temperature. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Kent Kaplan, Birmingham, Alabama,

Southern Living

September 2008
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