Artichoke Relish Recipe



  1. 2 lb artichokes
  2. 1 c. salt
  3. 1 gal water
  4. 6 x red or possibly green sweet peppers - (to 8)
  5. 6 lrg onions - (to 8)
  6. 1 lb sugar
  7. 1 quart vinegar
  8. 2 Tbsp. mustard seed
  9. 1 Tbsp. turmeric
  10. 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Select fresh, tender artichokes.
  2. Wash well and trim, if necessary.
  3. Dissolve 1 c. salt in water in a large pan.
  4. Add in artichokes and let stand overnight.
  5. Drain well.
  6. Organize ingredients, equipment, and work area.
  7. Remove stems and seeds from peppers and peel onions.
  8. Grind peppers, onions, and artichokes, using coarse blade.
  9. Set aside.
  10. In a large preserving kettle, combine vinegar, sugar, and spices and heat to boiling.
  11. Add in grnd vegetables and heat to boiling.
  12. Ladle boiling mix into warm jars to within 1/4-inch of the tops.
  13. Run a slim, non metal tool down along the insides of jars to release any air bubbles.
  14. Add in additional relish, if necessary, to fill to within 1/4-inch of the tops of the jars.
  15. Wipe tops and thread of jars with damp clean cloth.
  16. Put on lids and screw bands as manufacturer directs.
  17. Process in boiling water bath 10 min.
  18. This recipe yields 10 half-pint jars.
  19. Yield: 10 half-pints