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Zucchini Relish Recipe
Tasty fresh zucchini relish recipe. When the garden is bursting with zucchini, when life hands you monster zucchini, make relish!!
For relish you want lots of flesh, and not all the seeds, so those monsters fruits are perfect.
This zucchini relish is perfect as a topping on burgers, hot dogs, sausages and even barbecue pulled chicken or pork. It has a little spice to it, but not too much and tons of flavor.
Zucchini Relish has nutritious zucchini, bell peppers and onions, but the healthiest ingredient is Tumeric which has the following health benefits: Lowers Blood Pressure, Prevents Cancer, Brian Power, and helps prevent Azlheimers and helps ease the effects of aging.
5 cups finely chopped onion
1 finely chopped large green bell pepper
2 finely chopped large red bell pepper
4 tbsp. of pickling/canning salt
3 cups white vinegar (5% acidity)
5 cups sugar
4 teaspoons celery seed
2 tbsp. mustard seed
1 tbsp. turmeric
1 tbsp. corn starch
1 tsp. coarse ground black pepper
½ tsp. nutmeg
Processing Time: 10 minutes
Zucchini Relish Pan Type:Canning Kettle
Zucchini Relish Directions
Combine the zucchini, onion and peppers, sprinkle with the pickling/canning salt. Stir well & and let set for a least three hours.
Rinse thoroughly in cold water and drain. Squeeze excess liquid from them.
In a big pot on the stove, mix vinegar, sugar, celery seed, mustard seed, turmeric, corn starch, pepper and nutmeg.
Heat these ingredients to boiling and boil for 2-3 minutes to make syrup.
Add the well-drained veggies and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add hot mixture to sterilized pint jars. Leave ½” headspace. Process in a water bath for 10 minutes.