This green tomato relish is moderately sweet and acidic and has lots of savory green tomato flavor. The onion and red bell pepper add color and round out the flavor. Try this easy relish paired with cheese or charcuterie or as a topping for a hot dog., May 2022


Credit: EatingWell photography: Caitlin bensel, Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe Summary

15 mins
1 hr 55 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine green tomatoes, onion, bell pepper and salt in a medium nonreactive saucepan. Stir in vinegar, sugar, mustard and celery seeds. Bring the mixture to a gentle boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes, onions and bell peppers are very tender, about 15 minutes. Stir in cloves. Transfer the relish to a medium nonreactive bowl or divide among 2 pint-size mason jars. Refrigerate, uncovered, to chill completely, about 30 minutes. Serve chilled or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.


To make ahead

Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

about 2 1/2 Tbsp.
30 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 7g; dietary fiber 1g; sugars 6g; added sugar 4g; vitamin a iu 348IU; vitamin c 14mg; folate 6mg; vitamin k 3mg; sodium 117mg; calcium 8mg; chromium 1mcg; magnesium 5mg; phosphorus 12mg; potassium 87mg.