Sweet Jalapeño Relish

Sweet Jalapeño Homemade Relish

A delicious Spicy, Sweet Jalapeño Relish that goes great on burgers or hot dogs, but it’s also excellent slathered on sweet ripe watermelon. Really I promise.

Sweet Jalapeño Relish 

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Sweet Jalapeño Homemade Relish


  • 1 cup diced jalapeño (stems, seeds and ribs removed)
  • 1 cup diced bread-and-butter pickles
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion (such as Maui or Vidalia)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1–2 tablespoon bread and butter pickle brine (to taste)
  • kosher salt (to taste)


Place jalapeño, pickles, onion, garlic, dill, and brine in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse 3 or 4 times, then scrape the sides and pulse several times more until the relish is uniformly chopped to your liking. Season with salt; serve chilled.