Sweet Onion Relish

If you love meatloaf and want a new way to serve it than you will want to give this recipe a try. Sweet onion relish is the perfect topping for your basic meatloaf and goes well with mashed potatoes too. The next time you host dinner make a meatloaf and be sure to whip up a batch of sweet onion relish. This surely will not go to waste and you can always save the extra for meatloaf sandwiches the next day.

Ingredients You Need

2 Large Sweet Onions
2 Large Red Bell Peppers
1 Cup of Yellow Raisins
3/8 Cup of Tomato Paste
1 1/2 Cups of Water
1/8 Cup of White Wine Vinegar
¼ Cup of Brown Sugar
2 Teaspoons of Worcestershire Sauce
1/8 Cup of Soy Sauce
2 Teaspoons of Sea Salt

Supplies You Need

Large Sauce Pan
Sharp Paring Knife
Cutting Board
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups
Whisk
Mixing Spoon

Making the Onion Relish

Begin by washing your peppers and cutting them in half to remove the seeds and stems. Chop the peppers into little pieces and set aside. Then peel the outer layers off of your sweet onions and slice the onions into very thin slices. Set aside.

Start cooking the relish by pouring the water into the bottom of your sauce pan and turning the heat on medium. Then add the red peppers and sweet onion slices. Stir until the water comes to a boil and cook until the peppers and onions are soft.

Next add the tomato paste, raisins, white wine vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and sea salt. Stir constantly until the mixture comes to a boil. Continue to stir until it begins to thicken and most of the water evaporates. To help speed up the process you can turn your burner up to medium-high.

Remove from the burner and put into a glass serving dish. Refrigerate for at least three hours before serving or until fully chilled. When you take the meatloaf out of the oven let it rest a few minutes then serve a hot slice on each plate with the mashed potatoes. Have a nice dish of the relish out with a spoon for serving and putting it on the meatloaf.

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