Sweet Pickle Relish Recipe

Sweet Pickle Relish Recipe

How To Make Sweet Pickle Relish

Try whipping up your own tasteful sweet pickle relish to use on your favorite meals! It’s made with just a couple of ingredients for a tangy condiment.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Soak Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 35 minutes



  • 8cucumbers,chopped
  • 2onions,chopped
  • 1red bell pepper,chopped
  • 1green bell pepper,chopped
  • ½cuppickling salt
  • cold water,to cover
  • 2cupscider vinegar
  • 1tbspcelery seed
  • 1tbspmustard seed
  • cupswhite sugar


  1. Combine the cucumbers, onions, red bell pepper, and green bell pepper in a large bowl.

  2. Add the salt, then pour in enough cold water to cover.

  3. Allow to soak for 2 hours. Afterwards, thoroughly drain the liquid in a colander.

  4. Pour the vinegar into a large, heavy stainless steel pot, then add the celery seed and mustard seed.

  5. Stir the sugar into the mixture, then bring to a boil, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes until the sugar is dissolved.

  6. Add the drained vegetable mixture, then return to a boil for 10 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat.

  7. Sterilize the jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes.

  8. Pack the relish into hot, sterilized jars, filling to within ¼ inch of the top.

  9. Run a clean knife or thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles.

  10. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove food residue. Top with the lids, then screw on the rings.

  11. Place a rack in the bottom of a large stockpot and fill halfway with water.

  12. Bring to a boil, then lower the jars into the boiling water using a holder. Leave a 2-inch space between the jars.

  13. Pour in more boiling water, if necessary, to bring the water level to at least 1 inch above the tops of the jars.

  14. Bring the water to a rolling boil, cover the pot, then process for 10 minutes.

  15. Remove the jars from the stockpot, then place them onto a cloth-covered or wood surface, several inches apart, until cool.

  16. Press the top of each lid with a finger, ensuring that the seal is tight.

  17. Serve relish on burgers or other dishes, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 282.35kcal
  • Fat: 0.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.34g
  • Fiber: 1.86g
  • Sugar: 63.30g
  • Protein: 1.95g
  • Sodium: 791.46mg
  • Calcium: 53.39mg
  • Potassium: 405.14mg
  • Iron: 1.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 27.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 27.75mg
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