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Pear Relish

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serves/makes:   8 pints


recipe id: 79804
cook method: stovetop

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35 medium pears, ground
8 small onions, ground
8 red and green bell peppers, ground
4 cups sugar
1/4 cup salt
2 tablespoons dry mustard
2 tablespoons turmeric
2 pints vinegar


Drain off some of the juice from ground veggies/pears. Add sugar, salt, mustard, vinegar, turmeric.

Cook slowly over low heat for 45 minutes.

Place in sterilized jars. Process in hot water bath 15 minutes.


29 calories, 0 grams fat, 7 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
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Aug 20, 2012

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I made pear relish 35 years ago but lost my recipe. This one sounds like the same ingredients only I can not remember if you have to peel the pears before grinding them or if you leave the peels on. Can you help me?

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