Giardiniera, Sweet And/Or Hot (Pickled Vegetables)

Total Time
48hrs 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
48 hrs

Giardiniera is a mixture of pickled veggies, usually served as a condiment, side dish, or mixed into salads. Here is a recipe for making both the sweet or the hot variety. Basically its the same vegetable mix, the sweet version contains sugar in the marinating liquid, the hot version does not. The sweet version takes 2 days to marinate. The hot version takes 2 to 3 weeks. Since I don't can, I can't give you instructions for that....sorry. The "cook time" is the marinating time for the sweet version.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Sweet: Combine all ingredients and refrigerate in a clean, tightly closed glass jar for 2 days before serving.
  2. Hot: Combine the water, vinegar, and salt in a pan and boil for a minute or so.
  3. Pour the hot mixture over the vegetables leaving 1/4 inch head space and cover.
  4. Allow the hot peppers and vegetables to pickle in a cool place for 2 to 3 weeks before serving.