Zucchini Relish

Posted in: Zucchini, Summer Squash


  • 20 medium sized summer squash or zucchini
  • 6 large onions
  • 1/2 c canning salt
  • 2 c vinegar
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 2 teaspoons celery seed


Chop 20 medium-sized zucchini and 6 large onions (relatively fine). Sprinkle with ½ cup canning salt and cover with water. Refrigerate overnight, then rinse with water and drain. Prepare 2 cups vinegar, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon mustard seed, and 2 teaspoons celery seed, and bring to a boil. Add chopped zucchini and onion and simmer for 10 minutes. Fill jars, leaving ¼-inch headspace. Process in a boiling water canner for 10 minutes.


from CSA member and pick-up volunteer Natalie