Chow Chow

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Serves:

15+

Level:

Beginner

About the Recipe

Ingredients

  • 8 cups chopped Cabbage (1 small head)

  • 6 cups chopped Green Tomatoes ( about 4 medium)

  • 4 cups chopped Onions (about 2 medium)

  • 2 cups chopped Sweet Green Peppers (about 4 small)

  • 1 cup chopped Sweet Red Peppers (about 2 small)

  • 2 small Cayenne Peppers, chopped

  • ¼ cup Salt ( canning and pickling salt)

  • 3 cups Granulated Sugar

  • 4 teaspoons Celery Seed

  • 4 teaspoons Dry Mustard

  • 2 teaspoon Mustard Seed

  • 2 teaspoon Turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon Ginger

  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cloves

  • 1 teaspoon Crushed Pepper Flakes

  • 5 cups White Vinegar

Preparation

  1. Chop and dice all vegetables.

  2. Place in non-reactive container (glass, stainless, ceramic)

  3. Sprinkle with salt. Gently mix well.

  4. Let stand 4 to 6 hours, or overnight if possible.

  5. Drain well.

  6. Rinse and drain again.

  7. Combine Sugar, Spices and Vinegar in a large saucepot.

  8. Simmer 10 minutes.

  9. Add vegetables, simmer 10 minutes.

  10. Bring to a boil, cook until veggies are tender.

  11. Pack hot relish into hot jars, leaving 1/4inch headspace.

  12. Remove air bubbles.

  13. Wipe jar rims.

  14. Adjust two piece caps.

  15. Process 10 minutes in a boiling water canner.