Sweet Pickle Relish

Ingredients

  • 6 C chopped cucumber
  • 1 1/2 C chopped onion
  • 1 T salt
  • 1 1/2 C vinegar
  • 3/4 C honey
  • 1/2 t celery seed
  • 1/2 t ginger
  • 1 T cornstarch
  • 1 T water

Instructions

    1. Toss cucumber and onion with 3/4 T salt. Let it rest in a strainer over a bowl for 3 hours.
    2. Discard the liquid and transfer the cucumber and onion to a kitchen towel, squeezing out as much liquid as possible.
    3. Bring the vinegar, sugar, and 1/4 T salt to a boil in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve the sugar.  Bring it to a boil.
    4. Add the vegetables and simmer for 2 minutes.
    5. Dissolve the cornstarch and stir the mixture into the relish. Simmer for 1 minute.
    6. Transfer into jars and process in a water bath.

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