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Spicy Tomato Relish

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Try this easy to prepare version of Tomato Relish recipe. I am sure, once you try it, you will always crave for some more!
  Ripe tomatoes 4 Pound (About 12 Medium Sized Ones)
  Onions 3 Large, peeled and chopped
  White vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Prepared horseradish 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced/mashed
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed pickling spices 2 Teaspoon
  Green peppers 2 , seeded and chopped
  Hot dried red chiles 3 Small, crushed

Peel tomatoes and chop coarsely.
Place chopped tomatoes and their juices in a large deep pan (at least 5 quarts) with onions, vinegar, celery, sugar, horseradish, salt, mustard, paprika, garlic, and basil, along with the pickling spices tied in a square of cheesecloth.
Bring tomato mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and boil slowly, uncovered, for 1 hour; stir occasionally.
Add green peppers and continue cooking for 1 1/2 hours longer, stirring frequently.
Remove seasoning packet and discard it.
Ladle 1/3 of the sauce into a 1-pint jar.
To remaining sauce add 2 of the dried hot chiles and continue cooking for 15 minutes more; ladle 1/2 of this mixture into another 1-pint jar.
Add remaining chile to sauce still in the pan and cook the mixture for 15 minutes before placing in a third jar.
Label jars to indicate heat level of each portion of the relish.
This will keep in the refrigerator for as long as a month, or may be frozen.

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Spicy Tomato Relish Recipe