Easy Homemade Red Pepper Relish

Top shot of red pepper relish in a black bowl being scooped with a silver spoon, on a striped white and gray kitchen towel.

This simple Red Pepper Relish has a slighty sweet tang and is a perfect accompaniment for a host of different foods. It works especially well on our 20 Minute Cheesesteak Skillet.

It only needs 5 simple ingredients and 20 minutes to throw together. This red pepper relish can be spicy or not. If you like spicy – leave the seeds in the peppers. If you don’t like spicy – take out the seeds.

This recipe works well for Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Keto, Paleo, Whole30 diets.

  • red bell pepper
  • red chili pepper
  • garlic clove
  • apple cider vinegar
  • salt (pickling or kosher)
  • mustard seeds
  • ground black pepper

  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender and blitz until very fine.
  2. Pour the contents of the blender into a saucepan and place over a low-medium heat.
  3. Allow the relish to simmer for 15-20 minutes.

uses for red pepper and onion relish?

– use it to stuff chicken breasts
– mix it with zoodles and vegetables
– a delicious burger and sandwich topping
– mix with cream cheese as a dip

Easy Homemade Red Pepper Relish

Red Pepper Relish
A simple Red Pepper Relish, with a slight sweet tang. 5 Simple Ingredients, 20 Minutes. Gluten-Free. Low-Carb. Keto. Paleo. Whole 30.
Kaeleigh Pugliese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Serving Size 8

Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 medium red chili pepper
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp salt (pickling or kosher)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender and blitz until very fine.
  • Pour the contents of the blender into a saucepan and place over a low-medium heat.
  • Allow the relish to simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Notes

Tips and Tricks:
1. If you want a spicy relish, keep the seeds in the chili. If you want a milder relish – remove the seeds.
2. To make it a bit sweeter, add honey to taste. (If your diet allows this.)

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2 Comments

  1. Just a question, your pictures show onion in the blender but it’s not included in the ingredients list. Should I add some and if so, how much?

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