Friday, August 28, 2009

Zucchini Relish

Zucchini Relish
Zucchini Relish
8 cups (packed) zucchini; grated
1 tablespoon hot pepper flakes
2 cups onion; chopped
2 tablespoon salt
1 3/4 cups apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon mace

Combine zucchini, hot pepper flakes, onion and salt in a large bowl.
Mix well and cover with cold water. Cover bowl with a plate and let sit over night.

Pour mixture into a colander and rinse well. Weigh down the mixture with a plate (we set a clean brick on top of the plate) and let sit about 30 to 45 minutes.

Combine the vinegar, honey horseradish and spices in a large kettle and bring to a boil.
Add in the drained zucchini mixture and stir well.

Let cook about 5 minutes, stirring often.

Makes 2 quarts.

If you would like to can this relish process in a hot water bath for 5 minutes.