Adzhika
 
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 12 cups
Ingredients
  • 2½ lbs tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 lb bell peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 lb carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 lb apples, cored, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1-2 hot peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic head, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅛ cup salt
  • ⅓ cup oil (sunflower, canola, grapeseed, avocado etc.)
Instructions
  1. Coarsely chop the tomatoes, peppers, carrots, and apples.
  2. Grind in a meat grinder or use your food processor until it has a salsa-like consistency.
  3. Place in a big stockpot or heavy-bottomed Dutch oven and cook, simmering and covered for an hour.
  4. Add the vinegar, salt, sugar, and garlic. Cook for another 15 - 20 minutes.
  5. Distribute the adzhika into clear jars and close with lids.
Recipe by Olga's Flavor Factory at http://www.olgasflavorfactory.com/recipes/appetizers/adzhika/