Swiss Chard Relish

  • 2 lbs (4 cups) swiss chard stalks only
  • 1 lb (2 cups) onions
  • 1 lb (2 cups) celery
  • 1/2 lb (1 cup) red peppers
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1/4 cup salt

Finely chop vegetables, mix together and set aside. Bring to a boil vinegar, sugar, mustard, turmeric and curry powder. Remove ¾ cup of liquid and mix with cornstarch. Set aside. Add salt & vegetables to remaining liquid and simmer until tender stirring often. Add corn starch mixture and stir continually until thick. Place in prepared jars and seal.

From the worn pages of Nana (Eileen) Edall’s recipe book.

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