Old-Fashioned Corn Relish Recipe
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Old-Fashioned Corn Relish Recipe

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"This was the first 'country' recipe I received after moving away from the city—a farm wife neighbor shared it. I've made a few additions to it and gotten quite a few compliments," writes Jean Peterson of Mulliken, Michigan. "It's wonderful made with garden-fresh ingredients. Serve it with your favorite meat."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:52 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 52 servings


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 2 cups chopped seeded cucumbers
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 27 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 47mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes or until thickened. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 6-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Old-Fashioned Corn Relish in Light & Tasty April/May 2003, p46

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MY REVIEW User ID: 1665956 248766
Reviewed May. 29, 2016

"This is pretty good, except a bit too sweet for us. Going to cut down on the sugar next time!"

annelangston User ID: 3238293 124578
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2012

"this is really, really good. I made a batch about 3 weeks ago and it's already almost gone. Great on burgers and hot dogs--my husband likes to eat it as is, just by itself!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 3572716 42365
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2011

"We made this recipe with red peppers and Splenda. It was just delicious!"

yfhayes User ID: 3239749 54752
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2008

"can you can this recipe"

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