Courgette Relish

This tangy courgette relish will liven up your sandwich and also makes a great accompaniment to barbequed meat.

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Ingredients and Method


  • 1kg Courgettes, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 Large Onions, finely chopped
  • 1 Large Green Pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 Large Red Pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Salt
  • 550ml Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Ground Mustard
  • 3/4 tsp Tumeric
  • 3/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 900g Sugar


  1. In a large, shallow dish add the courgettes, onion, peppers and salt, and mix thoroughly.
  2. Add cold water to cover and mix again to dissolve the salt. Leave for a couple of hours in the fridge, then drain and dry thoroughly.
  3. In a large saucepan or Kilner® Jam Pan, add the cider vinegar, sugar, ground mustard, turmeric, nutmeg and black pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil whilst stirring then add the courgette mixture. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Ladle the relish into sterilised Kilner® jars leaving a 1cm space at the top of each jar.
  6. Remove any bubbles then seal tightly with the lids. Leave to cool before storing in the refrigerator.

Products you will need

  1. Kilner® 0.5 Litre Preserve Jar
    Preserve Jar 0.5 Litre
  2. Kilner® 1 Litre Preserve Jar
    Preserve Jar 1 Litre