A clever home cook has been praised online after revealing how to make a delicious tomato relish in a slow cooker.
The amateur chef used eight ingredients including ripe tomatoes, brown onion, salt, sugar, curry powder, chilli powder, dry mustard and vinegar to make the sauce.
The delicious recipe, which was posted on Slow Cooker Recipe and Tips Facebook page, has taken the internet by storm, with hundreds trying to make it for themselves.
‘Our cherry tomato tree is producing so much fruit we can’t keep up. So I found the best ever tomato relish recipe and put it all in the slow cooker,’ the home cook wrote.
A home cook has shared how to make tomato relish in a slow cooker and revealed the recipe requires eight ingredients
The amateur chef first diced the ripe tomatoes as well as the onions and salted them overnight.
The next day, the cook added all the ingredients into the slow cooker and cooked on low for six hours.
Towards the end, the chef added cornflour to thicken the sauce and let it cool before using a stick blender to blitz it.
The amateur chef first diced the ripe tomatoes as well as the onions and salted them overnight before adding all the ingredients into the slow cooker the next day and cooking them on low
How to make tomato relish in a slow cooker
1 1⁄2kg ripe tomatoes
500g brown onions (peeled and chopped)
2 tablespoons salt
2 cups sugar
3 teaspoons curry powder
1⁄4 teaspoon chili powder
1 tablespoon dry mustard
2 cups malt vinegar
1. Dice tomatoes and onions and cover with salt overnight.
2. Next day add all ingredients to slow cooker and cook on low for 6hrs or to taste.
3. Add cornflour close to end to thicken if you like. Let it cool then use a stick blender to blitz it.
Many people were impressed by the very simple recipe – and raved about how good it tastes.
‘I currently have three batches in my fridge overnight. Cooking it stovetop with exact recipe tomorrow,’ one person wrote.
‘I made this on the stovetop. It’s absolutely brilliant,’ another person commented.
‘Thank you. I made Italian Tomato Sauce but wanted a different way to store my crop of tomatoes which I’ve given so many away. I will give it a go,’ one person said.
Another person commented: ‘Thank you for sharing your recipe. I’m going to make it tomorrow.’