This is a good way to use green tomatoes, this chow chow is a spicy and hot accompaniment to beans and peas.
1 quart green tomatoes, chopped (about 6 to 8 tomatoes) 2 sweet green peppers, chopped 2 large mild onions, chopped 1 small head cabbage, chopped 1/2 cup salt 3 cups vinegar 2-1/2 cups brown sugar 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons celery seed
Grind the chopped vegetables. Add the salt to them, and let the mixture stand overnight.
Drain the vegetable mixture in a jelly bag, pressing out all the liquid you can. Transfer the vegetables to a large pot. Add the vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, tumeric, and celery seed and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for one hour. Stir frequently.
Pour the relish into hot, sterilized pint jars, cover, process 15 minutes in a boiling bath.