Homemade Pickle Relish Sweetened with Honey

homemade pickle relish

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Easy homemade pickle relish made with “just the good stuff”.


  • 4 cups cucumbers
  • 1 cup green pepper
  • 1/2 cup red pepper
  • 3 cups onion
  • 3 cups celery
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1 3/4 cup honey
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seed
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander


  1. Gather ingredients. Finely chop all the vegetables.
  2. Combine in a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt, cover with cold water, and let stand five hours or overnight.
  3. Drain thoroughly in a colander, pressing out excess liquid.
  4. Combine honey, vinegar, and spices. Bring to a boil. Stir in drained vegetables and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Pack into hot sterilized jars to within 1/2 inch from the top.
  6. Complete Seals. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling water bath.
  7. Remove from canner to a kitchen towel placed on the countertop.
  8. Allow to cool completely. Remove rings, label and store in a cool, dry dark location.