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September 27th, 2006, 12:08 PM
Zucchini Relish

8 Cups Finely Chopped Zucchini
2 Cups Finely Chopped Onions
1 Cup Finely Chopped Red Pepper
Cup Finely Chopped Green Pepper
Cup Pickling Salt
2 Cups Sugar
1 Cups White Vinegar
1 Tsp Dry Mustard
1 Tsp Celery Seeds
Tsp Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
Tsp Turmeric
2 Tsp Cornstarch
1 Tbsp Water

In A Large Bowl, Combine Zucchini, Onions, Red & Green Peppers, Sprinkle With Salt. Stir To Distribute Salt Through Vegetables. Let Stand For 1 2 Hours, Stirring Periodically. Drain, Rinse Thoroughly Under Cold Running Water & Drain Again, Pressing Out Excess Moisture.

In Large Heavy Saucepan, Combine Sugar, Vinegar, Mustard, Celery Seeds, Pepper & Turmeric. Bring To A Boil; Add Drained Vegetables & Return To A Boil, Stirring Frequently. Adjust Heat To Simmer Relish, Uncovered, 25 Minutes Or Until Vegetables Are Tender & Sauce Is Thick.

In Small Bowl, Stir Together Cornstarch & Water; Mix Into Relish. Cook, Stirring Constantly, Until Clear, About 5 Minutes. Pour Into Hot Sterilized Canning Jars, Leaving 1/8 Inch Headspace. Seal Immediately, Label & Store In Cool, Dark, Dry Place.

Makes 4 (16 Oz) Jars.