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End of Garden Relish

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. + standing Process: 20 min.

Makes

6 pints

We dollop this tangy relish on burgers, hot dogs and salads. It’s a cool way to use up garden produce, and people love it at picnics and potlucks. —Karen Stucky, Freeman, South Dakota
End of Garden Relish Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 7 large cucumbers, shredded
  • 3 large onions, finely chopped
  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • 2 medium sweet red peppers, finely chopped
  • 5 tablespoons salt
  • 5 cups sugar
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seed

Directions

  1. Toss first 5 ingredients; let stand 3 hours. Drain; squeeze and blot dry with paper towels.
  2. In a Dutch oven, mix sugar, vinegar, celery seed and mustard seed; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Add vegetables; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.
  3. Ladle hot mixture into hot 1-pint jars, leaving 1/2-in. headspace. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if necessary, by adding hot mixture. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars; screw on bands until fingertip tight.
  4. Place jars into canner with simmering water, ensuring that they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil; process for 20 minutes. Remove jars and cool.
Canning Altitude
The processing time listed is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. For altitudes up to 3,000 feet, add 5 minutes; 6,000 feet, add 10 minutes; 8,000 feet, add 15 minutes; 10,000 feet, add 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 8 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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