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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 12 cups
  • 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, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic head, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅛ cup salt
  • ⅓ cup oil, canola, etc.
  1. Coarsely chop the peppers, tomatoes, apples and carrots.
  2. Grind in a meat grinder or use your food processor.
  3. Place in a big pot and cook, simmering and covered for an hour.
  4. Add the vinegar, salt, sugar, oil and garlic. Cook for another 15 minutes.
  5. Distribute the adzhika into clear jars and close with lids.
Recipe by Olga's Flavor Factory at