For more kick, add jalapeño or your favorite chile. And this is a great way to use your tomato harvest – plus you can can it and share with your neighbors or friends. Great on burgers, sausage or just as a side for your summer BBQ.
2 cups peeled, seeded and diced tomato (allow to drain well before preparing relish)
1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup pitted black olives, chopped
1/4 cup fresh basil or Italian parsley
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
pinch granulated sugar
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
In a bowl, combine tomato with next four ingredients. In another bowl, combine lemon juice, mustard, vinegar and sugar. While whisking, add olive oil in a thin stream to emulsify. Season with salt and pepper and add to bowl with tomato mixture. Allow to rest at room temperature for 30 – 60 minutes.
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