Tomato Pickle Relish


A quick to make, a delicious side dish.


  • Drizzle olive oil
  • 4 banana shallots, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 mild red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 8 medium tomatoes on the vine
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • Handful fresh basil, chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of LoSalt
  • Sprinkle smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree


  1. Drizzle the olive oil into a non-stick frying pan and place over a medium heat.
  2. Add the diced shallots and crushed garlic and sauté for 4-5 mins.
  3. Meanwhile prepare the mild chilli by removing the seeds and chopping finely. And wash and chop the tomatoes.
  4. Add these to the onion mixture and cook over a medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.
  5. Next add the tablespoons apple cider vinegar, the fresh basil, freshly ground black pepper, pinch of LoSalt, smoked paprika, honey and tomato puree.
  6. Mix and simmer for a final 6-8 minutes.
  7. Serve warm or cold with salad, chicken, fish or with my Simple Summer Guacamole.