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Green Tomato Relish

This is good served with fried fish and hush puppies.


  • 5 pounds (10 to 12 medium) green tomatoes
  • 1 pound onions
  • 1 cup chopped fresh jalapenos
  • 2 cups unrefined cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup pickling salt


  1. Prepare 6 (1 pint) canning jars according to manufacturer's directions.
  2. Coarsely chop tomatoes, onions and jalapenos in batches in a food processor, and reserve them.
  3. Combine vinegar, sugar and salt in a stockpot, and bring to a boil over high heat. Add vegetables and boil the mixture vigorously for 2 to 3 minutes. Spoon the relish into the prepared jars, leaving 1/2 inch of headspace.
  4. Process the jars in a water bath for 10 minutes.

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