- 1 cup olive oil
- 1 cup white vinegar
- 1 jar pimento-stuffed green olives, chopped
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1 tsp Dried oregano
- 2 cloves garlic--finely chopped
- 1/2 cup salt
- 1/2 cup fresh cauliflower florets
- 1 small onion - chopped
- 1 medium carrot, diced
- 1 celery stalk, diced
- 8 fresh jalapeno peppers, sliced
- 2 red bell peppers, diced
- 2 green bell peppers, diced
In case you’re new to Hottalian giardiniera, let us introduce you to it.
As enjoyable as it may be to pronounce the name, giardiniera essentially means ‘cured/pickled vegetables’ in Italian.
Imagine a scenario where we were to disclose to you that with very little hard work on your part, this fabulous stuff could be yours? Awesome! Isn’t it?
That, and if you are just the one who often has an entire fridge full of random vegetables lying around purposelessly, this is the ideal method to transform them into something really good.
The best part is that making your own customized giardiniera implies that you can make it as hot (or as light) as you prefer. Yes, it is just as wonderful!
Because of the presence of vegetables in it, giardiniera:
- Loaded with Vitamin C and antioxidants, for example, Beta-carotene.
- It is an affluent source of dietary fiber.
- Enhances blood circulation and improves kidney functioning.
Helps keep the signs of aging at bay.
How to Make Hottalian Giardiniera
As famous as it is here, giardiniera wasn't invented in Chicago. It was first prepared in Italy, where it was perceived as blended pickles. It is very useful as it has vegetables in the blend that are healthy for the human body.
As indicated by Jim Graziano, proprietor of J.P. Graziano Grocery Co., which is an Italian import organization doing business since 1937 in the West Loop; giardiniera is the Italian method for safeguarding vegetables from the gardens.
Giardiniera additionally is the name used for a female botanist.