Recipe: Apple and Pepper Relish

Recipe by Chef Paola Villafane

Demonstrated at the Decatur Farmers Market on Wednesday, September 20th. 

Ready in: 15 minutes

Active time: 15 minutes

In this recipe we serve this sweet relish on baguette slices with feta, but it’s also great on sausages, hot dogs, on sandwiches, in tacos, etc. 


From the Market:

Pantry Ingredients:

  • Red wine vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Dice the peppers and apples.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of pecan oil over medium heat in a saute pan. Add peppers and apples.
  3. Cook, stirring frequently, until the apples are translucent and the peppers soften.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar and 1/4 cup of sugar into the pan and mix thoroughly.
  6. Continue to cook over medium heat until liquid has mostly evaporated.
  7. Remove from heat and let cool.
  8. Serve on baguette with feta.


*Will keep about one week in the fridge. 

Our at-market Educational Chef demos are made possible by the generous support of Les Dames d’Escoffier International – Atlanta Chapter and Piedmont Healthcare.





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