Green Tomato Cabbage Chow Chow Relish

  • Yield : 8 pints
  • Servings : 8 pints
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 50m
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One of the more popular chow chow that goes really well with rice and gravy or a Ball Parks Weiner hotdog!


  • 4 cups ground up onions
  • 4 cups ground up cabbage (medium head)
  • 4 cups ground up tomato about 10
  • 12 ground up green peppers
  • 6 ground up sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1 tbsp celery seed
  • 2 tbsp mustard seed
  • 1 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 4 cups cider vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 cups sugar


Step 1

Coarsely grind all the vegetables and peppers. Sprinkle with the 1/2 cup of salt and let stand overnight.

Step 2

The following morning rinse, drain and set aside in a large cooking vessel or soup pot. Combine all the remaining ingredients and pour over the vegetable mixture.

Step 3

Heat the mixture until boiling; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Have the lids and jars sterilized keeping them warm to hot until read to pour into. Pour into jars and seal.


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