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Zucchini Relish Recipe

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Joyce McDuffie
Added: Wednesday, May 28, 2008


12 c zucchini, ground
1 green pepper, ground
1 red bell pepper, ground
4 c sliced onions, ground
5 Tbsp salt

2 c vinegar
5 c sugar
1 Tbsp dry mustard
tsp nutmeg
Tbsp cornstarch
tsp turmeric
1 tsp celery seed
tsp black pepper

Cover sliced zucchini, peppers, and onions with salt and let stand overnight. Next morning, wash and drain well. Set in colander or sieve. Put syrup ingredients in large kettle. Mix and cook until it starts to thicken. Add vegetables and cook slowly for 30 minutes. Put in sterilized jars and process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes (adjust for altitude). Make 6 to 7 pints.

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Make 6 to 7 pints.




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