Zesty zucchini relish
Zucchini Relish Pickles Canadian
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Title: Zesty zucchini relish
Categories: Pickles, Canadian
Yield: 6 Servings
4 1/4 lb Zucchini, quartered 14 med.
1 1/2 lb Onions, quartered, 5 medium
1 lg Sweet green pepper
2 lg Sweet red peppers
1/3 c Pickling salt
2 1/2 c Sugar
1 tb Ground nutmeg
1 tb Ground tumeric
2 1/2 c White vinegar
4 tb Prepared horseradish
1 lg Hot pepper w/seeds chopped
Good with hot dogs.
Fit food processor with metal blade. Chop zucchini to yield 12 cups
and onions 4 cups. Place in a large glass, stainless steel or enamel
bowl. Remove seeds and membrane from sweet green and red peppers.
Finely chop green pepper; cut red pepper into 1/4 inch cubes; add
both to zucchini. Stir in pickling salt. Let stand overnight.
PRESERVING DAY Drain vegetables; rinse with cold running water and
drain into cheesecloth-lined colander, twisting cheesecloth to remove
Fill boiling water canner with water. Place 6 clean pint mason jars
in canner over high heat.
Place vegetables in a large stainless steel or enamel saucepan. Stir
in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer
45 minutes until thick.
Place snap lids in boiling water; boil 5 minutes to soften sealing
Ladle relish into a hot jar to within 1/2 inch of top rim. Remove air
bubbles by sliding rubber spatula between glass and food; readjust
head space to 1/2 inch. Wipe jar rim removing any stickiness. Center
snap lid on jar; apply screw band just until fingertip tight. Place
jar in canner. Repeat for remaining relish.
Cover canner; return water to a boil; process 15 min at altitudes up
to 1000 feet. Remove jars. Cool 24 hours. Check jar seals (sealed
lids curve downward.) Remove screw bands (if desired). Wipe jars,
label and store in a cool, dark place.
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