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Tomato Relish

Tomato relish is a fantastic way to up your sandwich game. Whether it's a dry cheese sandwich, or a bland ham and salad, this relish really packs some YUM into your next meal.
Course Afternoon Tea, Condiment, Entree, Lunch, Main Course, Preserves
Cuisine American, Australian, British, European, French, Italian, Mediterranean, World
Keyword cheese, filling, ham, onions, relish, sandwich, toasties, tomato
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Soaking 8 hours
Total Time 9 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 500ml Jars


  • Chopping board
  • Food processor with slicing blades
  • Sharp knife
  • Stockpot or saucepan
  • Stirring Spoons
  • Jug
  • Large mixing bowl


  • 3 kg Ripe tomatoes
  • 1 kg Onions
  • 1 kg Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Curry powder
  • Small handful salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 2.5 tbsp English mustard powder
  • Vinegar to barely cover - about 300ml, give or take


  • Cut tomatoes in thin slices, put in dish and sprinkle with salt.
  • Cut onions up thinly, sprinkle with salt in separate dish.
  • Leave both tomatoes and onions for 12 hours.
  • Pour off liquid and put together in saucepan with sugar and cayenne, and barely cover with vinegar. Boil for 5 minutes.
  • Mix curry and mustard with a little vinegar, add to other ingredients and boil 1 hour.
  • Allow it to cool and scoop into sterlized glass jars or bottles. Seal well.