Sweet & Tangy Onion Pepper Relish Recipe

Sweet & Tangy Onion Pepper Relish Recipe made with Truvia

Time to fire up the grill! Try this sweet & tangy onion pepper relish recipe to jazz up your favorite turkey brats. This relish recipe is made with Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend and contains 33% fewer calories* and 40% less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version. Makes 32 servings of relish.

Serving size: 2 Tbsp of relish

Calories: 20 Calories


  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil

  • 6 cups sweet onion, washed, diced

  • 1 red pepper, washed, seeds removed and diced

  • 1 yellow pepper, washed seeds removed and diced

  • 1 medium granny smith apple, washed, cored and grated

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 12 tsp black pepper

  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 14 tsp celery seed

  • 1 Tbsp whole grain mustard

  • 1 13 cups apple cider vinegar

  • 12 cup Truvia® Cane Sugar Blend

  • 2 tsp pickling spice in a cheese cloth pouch

  • 2 Tbsp instant pectin for less or no sugar

Optional: Serve with turkey bratwursts.


  • 1.

    In a medium sauce pan, heat 2 Tbsp vegetable oil. Add the diced onions and peppers.

  • 2.

    Cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, they will begin to soften and turn translucent.

  • 3.

    To the pan, add the grated apple, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, celery seed, mustard, apple cider vinegar and Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend.

  • 4.

    Stir until dissolved.

  • 5.

    Cut a large square of several layered cheese cloth.

  • 6.

    Place the pickling spice in cheese cloth and tie into a pouch.

  • 7.

    Place pouch in the center of the pan.

  • 8.

    Simmer uncovered over low heat for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.

  • 9.

    After 45 minutes, remove picking pouch, add 2 Tbsp of instant pectin, and bring to a boil.

  • 10.

    Boil for 2 minutes, and then remove from heat.

  • 11.

    Store in the refrigerator, in an air tight container, relish will firm up as chills. (20-30 min)

  • 12.

    Grill the turkey bratwursts until sausages are completely cooked and reach internal temperature of 165°F. Turn to get a uniform cook.

  • 13.

    Garnish with 2 Tbsp sweet and tangy onion pepper relish made with Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend and serve.

*This relish has 20 calories and 3 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version that has 30 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 20
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 40mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 3g
Erythritol 1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 2% DV
Vitamin C 15% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 0% DV
Sweet & Tangy Onion Pepper Relish is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sounds great Tried with only minor variations, I.E. substituted Jalepenos for the mild peppers, and added mustard seed
Date published: 2017-01-05
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