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17 Easy Relish Recipes To Make Your Food Sing

Try these easy relish recipes when you want to add a little zing to your meals. Between the hot peppers and onions, there’s something delicious for everyone.

Relish is the perfect way to capture the best flavors of the season, and better still, you’ll be able to enjoy those flavors all year long.

17 Easy Relish Recipes To Make Your Food Sing featuring Pickled Cucumber Relish

From a classic dill to something more adventurous, these relish recipes are sure to impress.

Add them to burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches, and more!

1. Homemade Sweet Pickle Relish

Who doesn’t love pickles? It’s the perfect accompaniment to any dish with its bright, briny bite and juicy texture.

This sweet pickle relish amps up the pickle flavor and can last for weeks.

Plus, it’s made of yummy things like cucumbers, peppers, onions, and spices in a tangy-sweet sauce.

2. Zucchini Relish

I’m obsessed with this zucchini relish recipe.

It’s a terrific tangy, crunchy addition to classic summer foods, and you can even add a spoonful to salads for an extra kick!

This relish is tart, mixing sweet peppers with the savory bite of onions. The best part? It’s super easy to make and adds a crisp, refreshing flavor to any dish.

3. Onion Relish

Are you tired of the same uninspired condiments at your spring and summer barbecues? If so, I’ve got a treat for you!

This onion relish is an excellent substitute for pickle relish. It’s slightly sweet, spicy, and tangy making it delightful with hotdogs and sausages.

It’s definitely not the stuff you find in a jar at the grocery store, but trust me, it’s worth the effort.

4. Hot Pepper Relish

Can’t get enough of that sweet, hot pepper action?

Yeah, me neither. Luckily, this easy relish recipe puts peppers in the spotlight.

This simple method can be adapted to any chili pepper and is a fantastic way to preserve them to enjoy throughout the year.

Pepper relish is a versatile condiment that goes on almost everything. From scrambled eggs to grilled cheese sandwiches, it’ll add delight to every dish!

5. Sweet and Spicy Pickle Relish

I love pickles, so it makes sense that I also adore pickle relish.

Even though it has a reputation as a hotdog condiment, it’s so much more than that!

Try it out on salads, or add it to your charcuterie board. You can even use it as part of a condiment mix to make a secret sauce!

6. Southern Chow Chow

Forget fancy ingredients and expensive spices—this recipe uses everyday pantry staples for a flavorful relish.

Chow chow relish is a Southern favorite, perfect for adding a little zip to your meals.

It’s bound to be the first thing gobbled up at any potluck.

Made with cabbage, onions, peppers, spices, and sauces, it’s a delightful combination that will become a mainstay in your kitchen.

7. Dill Pickle Relish

This dill pickle relish recipe is ideal if you’re new to canning!

It’s simple and easy, but you’ll feel like a pro when you’re done.

Your friends and family will be impressed by its homemade goodness, too, so feel free to give these out as gifts!

This tangy relish has just enough spice to make it interesting, but not so spicy that it overwhelms everything else on your plate.

8. Sweet Balsamic Onion Relish

This sweet balsamic onion relish recipe is my favorite for a tangy, delicious condiment.

It’s so good; you might even want to eat it plain. 

Plus, you can use it on just about anything, including burgers, eggs, grilled mushrooms, toast with cheese…I could keep going! 

9. Corn Relish

Summer and hot dogs go together like ice cream and a hot day. But if you’re tired of the same ol’ toppings, this is a new relish you’ll love.

Corn relish is made with pickled corn, cucumbers, onions, red bell peppers, and tomatoes. It’s tangy, sweet, and packed full of fresh summer ingredients.

Give it a try on your next cookout, and I doubt you’ll go back to the store-bought stuff.

10. Homemade Sweet Pepper Relish

This relish might be vibrant, but it’s not just for summer.

Sweet pepper relish keeps the harvest flavors alive year-round, so you’ll absolutely want to keep a jar of it on hand. 

Use it as you would any condiment – schmear it on a sandwich, use it to flavor eggs, or as a dip for chips.

11. Cranberry Orange Relish

Are you tired of boring old cranberry sauce from a can? Me too.

So, this year, why don’t we all try this cranberry-orange relish instead?

It’s a simple recipe that takes only five minutes to prepare. The result? A bright and tasty condiment that’ll bring a cheery pop to your holiday spread.

The sweet and tart flavors combine to create a taste explosion in your mouth. And it’s so yummy; you’ll want to serve this up all year round.

12. Green Tomato Relish

If you have a few too many green tomatoes, try this sensational green tomato relish recipe!

This relish is a delicious way to preserve your tomato harvest in a pickle jar, and it’s lovely on hotdogs, cheese, sliders, or as part of a charcuterie board.

The sweet and sour taste is to die for, and if you’re not careful, you’ll want to lick your plate clean!

Plus, it makes a superb gift!

13. Cherry Tomato Relish

The weather is slowly getting warmer, and I’ve already grilled a couple of times (albeit with a jacket and scarf).

And no grilled dinner is complete without some tasty relish to go with your dish!

Use this bright and sweet recipe as a dip for chips or a sauce for your grilled sausage or chicken – you can’t go wrong either way. 

14. Pepper and Onion Relish

I’m all about recipes that can multitask, and this pepper and onion relish does just that.

It works on snacks, appetizers, and toppings, brightening each dish with its sweet and sour flavor and a hint of heat.

Plus, you can customize this recipe according to your palate. For example, make it as spicy as you want by adjusting the amount of hot pepper flakes.

15. Achara: Filipino Green Papaya Relish

Have you ever tasted green papaya? If you haven’t, now’s the time to try.

It’s a succulent fruit that’s the unsung hero of Filipino cuisine.

Green papaya is fresh and sweet, making it a perfect addition to almost any meal, especially BBQ.

Try it once, and you’ll want to put it on everything from tacos to toast.

16. Carrot Ginger Pickled Relish

Spicy and refreshing, this carrot and ginger pickled relish is really the dark horse on this list.

It’s made with fresh carrots, tangy lemon juice, and fragrant ginger. That blend might sound simple, but it packs a flavorful punch!

And the best part is that the recipe doesn’t need too much time to work its magic.

In 10 minutes, you’ll have a vibrant and flavorful relish to serve with any meal.

17. Squash Relish

If you’ve got a bumper crop of squash, it’s time to get creative. And squash relish is the way to go!

It combines all the goodness of squash, chilies, and sweet onions with a sweet, tangy, and warm blend of spices that includes sugar, turmeric, mustard, celery seed, nutmeg, and cayenne.

This recipe uses the extra squash from your garden, makes a fantastic Christmas gift, and it’s good for you. Win-win-win!

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Try these easy relish recipes when you want a little zing with your meals. Between the hot peppers and onions, there’s something delicious for everyone.


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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