• Minnesota Sweet Corn Relish


Minnesota Sweet Corn Relish

By Beth Jones

Makes 5-6 cups. This is great served as a relish for bratwurst, or over fish, chicken or lamb., and as a side to Beth's Sweet Corn Pancakes!


  • 4 cups fresh corn, cut off the cobs (about 8 ears)
  • 1 red pepper, small dice
  • 1 red onion, small dice
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and small dice
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric or sweet curry powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
  • 1 serrano chili pepper sliced thin or 1 jalapeno sliced thin (optional)


Mix all ingredients together in a pot and simmer for 20 minutes. Let cool and season with salt and pepper (if needed). Refrigerate for up to 1 week or can the relish to save it even longer.

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