Spiced Beetroot Relish
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  • 1 kg beetroot
  • 1 onion
  • 2T oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 3t allspice
  • 1½ c sugar
  • 500ml cider vinegar
  1. Peel and grate the beetroot. I used a food processor to grate it.
  2. Finely dice the onion.
  3. In a large shallow pan, heat the oil. Sweat the onion gently for 5 minutes until clear.
  4. Add in the allspice and fry a further minute
  5. Stir in the grated beetroot and cook for a few minutes.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Add in the cider vinegar and sugar. Stir and cook for about 30 minutes or until the liquid has largely evaporated and mixture thickens slightly.
  8. Spoon the hot relish into sterilised jars.
This quantity filled 3 jars.
Recipe by Country Life Experiment at https://countrylifeexperiment.com/2016/05/spiced-beetroot-relish/