BEETROOT RELISH


Ingredients

1 3⁄4 lb (800g) raw Beetroot (or 1lb (450g) cooked)
2 3⁄4 lb (1.3kg) Sugar
3⁄4 pint (425ml) Vinegar
1 Bottle Certo

beetroot


Method
  • If the beetroots are raw, boil them, then slip off skins and chop up very finely.
  • Measure the sugar and vinegar into a large saucepan and add the prepared beetroot.
  • Mix well and heat slowly, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in Certo.
  • Stir and skim alternately for just 5 minutes, to cool slightly.
  • Pot and cover in the usual way.

MAKES 4 1⁄2lb OF RELISH