Green Tomato Chili Sauce


  • 6 cups chopped green tomatoes (A food processor can be used)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 large celery stalk, diced
  • ½ green pepper, diced
  • ½ red pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely diced
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp. pickling salt
  • 2 tsp. pickling spice


  1. The recipe calls for blanching the tomatoes and peeling them, but you can make the relish with the skins on.
  2. Measure chopped tomatoes into a large stainless steel pot.
  3. Add the rest of the vegetables.
  4. Stir in vinegar, sugar, salt and wrap the spices in a square of cheesecloth.  Drop it into the mixture.
  5. Heat to boiling and reduce heat to keep it just at a boil.
  6. Stir occasionally and cook for about 2 or 3 hours.
  7. Ladle sauce into prepared jars and process in a water bath.