Post by chief_cook2 on Aug 12, 2005 7:12:40 GMT -6
This sweet and savory relish can be served in place of pickles with a sandwich, or as a refreshing summer snack.
1 bunch celery, cut into 1/2-inch (1 cm) pieces 6 green bell peppers (capsicums), cored, seeded, and chopped 6 red bell peppers (capsicums), cored, seeded, and chopped 2 onions, chopped 2 cups (500 ml) distilled vinegar 2 cups (500 ml) sugar 2 Tbs (30 ml) salt 1 Tbs (15 ml) mustard seeds 1 Tbs (15 ml) celery seeds 1 tsp (5 ml) hot pepper flakes (optional)
Place the celery, peppers, and onions in a large bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 10 minutes. Drain and repeat with additional boiling water. Drain the vegetables and place them in a non-reactive pot along with the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce the heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes. Pack into jars sterilized and sealed according to the manufacturer's directions. Makes about 1 quart (1 L).
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