An old fashioned relish recipe


  • Ingredients

  • 1 ½ kilograms green tomatoes or 2 kilograms red tomatoes

  • 500 grams white or brown onions

  • 2 cups white vinegar

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp plain flour

  • 1 tbsp curry powder

  • 1 tbsp dry mustard

  • 1 tbsp salt

  • Pinch of cayenne pepper to taste


  • 1.


  • 2.

    Chop tomatoes and retain ¾ cup of the juice

  • 3.

    Peel and dice onions

  • 4.

    Place tomatoes, juice, onions, sugar and vinegar into medium sized saucepan

  • 5.

    Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered until mixture is thickened

  • 6.

    Blend flour and spices together and add to pan

  • 7.

    Bring mixture to the boil again, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes

  • 8.

    Take off the heat and allow to cool slightly before placing in sterilised jars

  • 9.

    Seal when cool

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 166kj
  • Fat Total 1g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Sugar 20g
  • Sodium 1171mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Can be used as a garnish, sandwich filling, casserole base, pasta sauce and over barbecued meats
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