Onions, cabbage, green peppers, green tomatoes, and seasonings make a terrific topping for hot dogs and macaroni salads. This recipe makes approximately 9 to 12 pints.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 4 cups chopped onions
- 4 cups coarsely chopped cabbage
- 12 chopped green bell peppers
- 10 green tomatoes, chopped
- 1/2 cup salt
- 2 tablespoons mustard seed
- 1 teaspoon celery seed
- 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
- 6 cups sugar
- 4 cups white vinegar
- 2 cups cold water
Place onions, cabbage, bell peppers, and tomatoes in a food processor, and pulse until finely minced. Drain, and remove contents to a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt, cover, and let stand overnight. Pour contents into a colander; rinse, and drain. Return contents to bowl.
In a separate bowl, stir together mustard seed, celery seed, turmeric, sugar, white vinegar, and water. Pour over vegetable mixture, and stir to combine.
Pour mixture into a large pot, and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 5 to 10 minutes. Store, refrigerated, in sterilized, sealed pint jars.