ONION and JALAPEÑO CHOWCHOW


Recipe courtesy of Pam's Midwest Kitchen Korner
Adapted from Food and Wine

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 Vidalia onions, large chop
2 jalapeños, seeded and chopped
½ cup cider vinegar
¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar
¼ cup grainy mustard
¼ cup Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon caraway seeds
¼ teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 teaspoons water
Salt and pepper, to taste
3 pounds Italian sausages

Method:

Heat oil in a large skillet.
Sauté onions and jalapeños until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes.
Transfer to a plate and set aside.
In the skillet, combine vinegar, sugar, both mustards, caraway seeds and turmeric.
Bring to a simmer, add onions and jalapeños, and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the liquid is reduced, about 10 minutes.
Stir cornstarch and water together, add to skillet, and stir mixture until slightly thickened.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serve with sausages.
Note:  The chowchow can be refrigerated  for up to 1 week.