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Green Tomato Chow Chow

This green tomato relish is a southern delicacy and you can make your own with this recipe!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Makes 100
Calories 42kcal
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • 1 gallon green tomatoes
  • 1 medium head cabbage
  • 5 medium bell peppers I used a mix of red and green
  • 1 medium onion
  • 6 pods hot pepper
  • 3 c. vinegar
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. plain salt


  • Chop your green tomatoes, then add to a very large pot.
  • Shred your head of cabbage.
  • Seed and chop all peppers.
  • Chop the onion.
  • Add all above ingredients to your pot plus the salt and stir.
  • Combine the vinegar and sugar in a separate pot and bring to a boil.
  • Pour over your pot of vegetables.
  • Cook for 20 minutes.
  • Pour into sterilized jars and process for 10 minutes while covered with boiling water.
  • Wait at least 4 weeks before enjoying your chow chow.


This is great on beans, chili, nachos, and you can use in any recipe that calls for salsa verde.  Plus it looks so pretty in these jars you can give them as gifts as well!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 26.2mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.4mg