Green Tomato Relish
Yield: 8 x half-litre jars (1 US pint)
half-litre jars (1 US pint)
(finely chopped. 5 US quarts / 5 litres / 10 lbs)
(finely chopped. 6 cups / 1.5 lbs. Measured after prep.)
(mixed colours. e.g. red and green), cored, seeded and finely chopped. (measured after prepping. 8 cups. 2 3/4 lbs. Measured after prep.)
(1/2 cup / 6 oz. OR non-bitter, non-clouding salt sub)
(1 US quart / 32 oz)
(5% acidity or higher. 1 US quart / 32 oz)
(white. 4 cups / 32 oz)
(1/3 cup / 3 oz)
Put the prepped veg (tomato, onion, pepper) in a large pot.
Add the water and the salt OR salt sub to the veg; bring to a boil, simmer for 5 minutes, drain, return back to pan.
Take a portion of the vinegar (about 100 ml / 1/3 cup / 3 oz) and whisk into it the cornstarch.
To the veg mixture in the pot, add the cornstarch mixture, and the rest of the ingredients.
Bring to a boil; let simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
Pack hot into quarter-litre (1/2 US pint) jars or half-litre (US pint) jars.
Leave 2 cm (1/2 inch) headspace for either size jar.
Debubble, adjust headspace.
Wipe jar rims.
Put lids on.
Process in a water bath or steam canner.
Process either size jar for 5 minutes; increase time as needed for your altitude.
Best after at least a month of jar time.
Green Tomato Relish. www.healthycanning.com