Yellow Squash Relish

Recipe & Photo by Robin Grover

This recipe was shared by a dear friend of mine, and I have been making it every summer for the past 5+ years. Great way to use up an abundance of yellow squash from your garden!

Cook time: 15 Min  Prep time: 1 Hr 20 Min


10 small or 7 medium yellow squash

4 onions

1 green pepper

1 red pepper

1/4 c salt

3 c sugar

2 c apple cider vinegar

2 tsp celery seed

2 tsp ground termeric


1. Shred squash, onions, and both peppers into a large mixing bowl.

2. Add all salt and enough water to cover. Let stand in refrigerator 1 hour.

3. Drain-strain and rinse quickly under cold water. Drain well.

4. In a large pot, combine sugar, vinegar, celery seed and turmeric. Bring to a boil.

5. Let stand 3 minutes, add vegetables and stir.

6. Return to boil – reduce heat to low and simmer 4-5 minutes.

7. Allow to cool; can or refrigerate as desired.

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