Introduction Of Tomato Relish
Tomato relish is very uncommon condiment among people and has many uses.It can take many forms according to different recipes.It is like pickle and can have sweet to savory flavor that depends upon the ingredients and the methods used to prepare this condiment.It is like an American form of salsa and its flavor and texture is like that of ketchup. It is chunky and you can have a better experience and taste if you use it in place of ketchup.
Use of tomato relish is given below this recipe
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total cooking time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Makes 4 cups
1.5 kg tomatoes,roughly chopped
3 large onions chopped
2 cups soft brown sugar
2 cups tarragon vinegar
2 cloves garlic crushed
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 tablespoon dried mustard
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1.Combine all the ingredients in a large pan.Bring the mixture slowly to the boil,stirring constantly until the sugar dissolves.
2 .Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 hour ,stirring occasionally,until the mixture is thick.Spoon into warm sterilized jars, and seal while the mixture is still hot.Store in a cool dark place.
Uses Of Tomato Relish
(1) Tomato relish can replace the ketchup as you can use this condiment in place of ketchup for better taste.You can use it to spread on the top of the meat loaf before baking as it gives a rich tangy topping.For instance mix 1/2 cup in meatloaf,meatballs and hamburger patties before shaping and cooking for best taste.
(2) Use tomato relish between the slices of bread,cheese slices etc in place of ketchup as it will give a better taste than the ketchup.Use 1 -2 tablespoons of this condiment in your slices for the best taste. You can use it as a substitute of tomatoes when tomatoes are out of season or not available
(3) Spread tomato relish on the pizza dough in place of tomato sauce and it will give your pizza a better taste