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Homemade Relish Recipes

Updated on March 16, 2015

Homemade Relish

Making your own homemade relish is not going to save you a mountain of cash. It should be viewed as more of a creative outlet and a way to experiment in the kitchen with condiments not easily found in your local supermarket. This lens includes directions on how to make four delicious relishes; green tomato, zucchini, corn, and also contains a green and red pepper relish that is sure to please.

Public domain photo courtesy sks-bottle

green tomato relish recipe
green tomato relish recipe
Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: 6 Pint Yield


  • 24 green tomatoes (diced)
  • 6 white onions (chopped)
  • 6 green peppers (chopped)
  • 3 red peppers hot (chopped)
  • 4 c. cider vinegar
  • 8 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. Allspice
  • Salt to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Simmer about 25 minutes, then bring to boil. Salt to taste. Seal in pint jars while hot. Approx. six pints.
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zucchini relish recipe
zucchini relish recipe
Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: 5-6 Pint Yield

Zucchini Relish

  • 10 c. chopped zucchini
  • 5 tbsp. canning salt
  • 4 c. chopped onion
  • 2.5 c. white vinegar
  • 4.5 c. white sugar
  • 2 red or green sweet peppers
  • 3 tsp. celery seed
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. tumeric
  • 1 tsp. black pepper


  1. Mix squash and salt together in a large pot and set overnight or at least 8 hours. Rinse with cold water and drain. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Simmer for 40 minutes. Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal. Approx. five pints.
corn relish
corn relish
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: 5 Pint Yield

Corn Relish

  • 8 c. raw corn kernels
  • 1 qt. chopped cabbage
  • 1 qt. cider vinegar
  • 2 c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. diced celery
  • 1 sweet red pepper
  • 4 tbsp. pure granulated salt
  • 1 tsp. turmeric


  1. Combine all ingredients except turmeric in a large saucepan and bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add turmeric, mix well and cook on medium heat about 10 minutes. Pour hot relish into sterilized jars and seal. Approx. five pints.
homemade green and red peppr relish
homemade green and red peppr relish
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 5 Pint Yield

Green and Red Pepper Relish

  • 4 lg. green peppers
  • 4 lg. red peppers
  • 6 med. onions
  • 1.75 c. sugar
  • 2 c. vinegar
  • 2 tsp. salt


Intro photo courtesy SKS Bottle, all other photos public domain and creative commons.

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      VAL MACKENZIE 2 years ago from New Zealand

      Most of the people like to eat relishes with food. Your recipe is very useful for made relishes at home.

      Thnx for this recipe.

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      Platinum_GV 7 years ago

      That looks really good!!!!!!!