What’s Cooking?: Rhubarb Relish

Looking for something different to do with rhubarb besides the standard strawberry/rhubarb pies and rhubarb cobbler, we started making rhubarb barbecue sauce.

Here is something else you can do with this season’s crop.

Rhubarb Relish


2 cups chopped rhubarb
2 peppers cut fine
1 half white onion cut fine
2.5 cups brown sugar
1 cup vinegar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp ground cloves
salt and pepper to taste


1/ Mix vegetable ingredients

2/ Mix in other ingredients

3/ Cook on medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally

4/ Strain excess juices away

5/ Let cool and jar for refrigeration or seal for storage.


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