Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 tbsp., plus 1 tsp., sugar
  • 1/3 cup onion, sliced
  • 1/3 cup green olive
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled, sliced and roughly diced
  • 3/4 cup pepperoncini, drained and chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper, sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • Approximately 1 tsp. salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbs. olive oil

Method:

Begin making giardiniera by placing vinegar, water, sugar and in a large, pot. Add salt and season with pepper to taste. Stir to combine and bring to a boil

Once the sugar is dissolved, add onions, green olives, carrots, pepperoncini, serrano pepper and garlic cloves.

Simmer giardiniera for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Place cooled giardiniera in a plastic container. Stir in olive oil. Chill and stir occasionally.

Giardiniera is a pickled condiment that combines vinegar with peppers,onions. carrots, olives, celery, cauliflower and olive oil. Try adding some giardiniera with your Hobz biz-zejt!