How to Make Zucchini Relish for Canning

If you plant zucchini, you have an over abundance of it at some point in time.  Zucchini relish is great for hot dogs, hamburgers, tuna and chicken salad and pasta salads!

Let’s get started!

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- 10 cups shredded zucchini - 4 bell peppers (orange, red and/or yellow make great color -2 large onions -5 Tbsp canning salt -3 cups apple cider vinegar -3 cups sugar -1 tsp black pepper -1 tsp turmeric -1 tsp celery seed -1 tsp ground mustard

Shred the Zucchini, Peppers and Onions with a Food Processor


Add 5 Tbsp of Salt and Mix thoroughly


Cover the bowl and let sit for 8 to 10 hours


Rinse with cold water, then drain very well, pushing with a large spoon or squeeze with hands to get moisture out

Place in large pot and add sugar, vinegar and remaining ingredients


Stir thoroughly, Bring to a Boil and Simmer for 30 Minutes


Spoon the mixture into canning jars, leave 1/2 inch headspace. This recipe made 5 pint jars


Remove air bubbles, wipe rims and add lids


Hot water bath at a rolling boil for 15 minutes


Remove the jars using a jar lifter and do not disturb for 24 hours


Enjoy this delicious zucchini relish on hot dogs, hamburgers and in chicken, tuna, or pasta salad!