Fresh Pineapple-Red Pepper Relish
|Diced fresh pineapple||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Red bell peppers||1 Cup (16 tbs), seeded and diced|
|Chopped onions||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Fresh ginger root||3 Tablespoon, peeled, chopped|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), firmly packed|
|Cider vinegar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Red pepper flakes||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine pineapple, red peppers, onions, garlic, gingerroot, brown sugar, cider vinegar, and cinnamon sticks in a large, heavy saucepan.
Cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
Add black pepper, cloves, and red pepper flakes.
Simmer for 25 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stir in raisins and cook for 5 more minutes.
Variation * Delete cinnamon sticks, raisins, and 1 1/2 cups pineapple.
Add 1 apple, cored and diced; 1 pear, cored and diced; 1/2 tablespoon cumin; and 1 teaspoon curry powder.