Recipe: Delicious Mike's Hot Giardiniera

Mike's Hot Giardiniera. Ditka's Hot Giardiniera is a soybean-oil-based giardiniera mix. The vegetables are mostly carrots, celery, cauliflower, and the common peppers found in most Chicago-style giardiniera mixes. Because it is a soybean-oil-based mix like Alpino, it has a higher viscosity than those giardiniera mixes based upon lighter vegetable or seed oils, such as.

Mike's Hot Giardiniera This is Da Coach's Hall of Fame Recipe for giardiniera which is truly unique in taste, and heat. The Giardiniera: Their giardiniera has hot peppers (in the hot version), carrots, cauliflower, celery and gherkin pickles, but it passes on the olives, which makes it a favorite for non-olive folks. This is the taste many Chicagoans were raised on. You can have Mike's Hot Giardiniera using 37 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Mike's Hot Giardiniera

  1. You need of ● For The Vegetables [all peepers & onions to be jullianned].
  2. Prepare 2 of EX LG Firm Cucumbers [peeled].
  3. Prepare 3 of English Cucumbers [unpeeled].
  4. Prepare 1 of EX LG Viadalia Onion.
  5. You need 1/2 Cup of Red Onions.
  6. It’s 1/2 Cup of Green Onions.
  7. It’s 8 Cloves of Garlic [smashed & minced].
  8. You need 1/2 Cup of Chopped Celery Stalks.
  9. Prepare 1 Cup of Baby Carrots [optional].
  10. You need 1 of Green Bell Pepper [deseeded].
  11. You need 4 of LG Red Sweet Baby Bell Peppers [deseeded].
  12. It’s 4 of LG Orange Sweet Baby Bell Peppers [deseeded].
  13. You need 4 of LG Yellow Sweet Baby Bell Peppers [deseeded].
  14. You need 3 of EX LG Jalapeno Peppers [deseeded].
  15. Prepare 1/2 Cup of Cauliflower Florets.
  16. It’s of ● For The Mason Jar Seasoning [to taste – good dashes of each].
  17. It’s of Whole Peppercorns.
  18. It’s of Crushed Leaves Bay.
  19. Prepare of Habenero Pepper Flakes.
  20. It’s of Red Pepper Flakes.
  21. Prepare of Oregano.
  22. You need of Italian Seasoning.
  23. It’s of Granulated Onion Powder.
  24. Prepare of Fine Minced Fresh Garlic.
  25. Prepare of ● For The Boiled Brine.
  26. It’s 2.5 Cups of White Vinager.
  27. It’s 8 Cups of Filtered Water.
  28. Prepare 1/2 Cup of Granulated Sugar.
  29. You need 1 tbsp of Granulated Garlic Powder.
  30. Prepare 1 tbsp of Granulated Onion Powder.
  31. It’s 4 tbsp of Course Sea Salt [more if desired].
  32. It’s of ● For The Options.
  33. It’s of Green Olives.
  34. It’s of Thin Sliced Cabbage.
  35. It’s of ● For The Equipment.
  36. You need 12 of Sterilized Half Pint Mason Or Kerr Jars.
  37. Prepare 1 Squeeze of Bottle White Vinager [to serve on the side].

Chicago is the birth place of the Italian Beef Sandwich and Chicago Style Giardiniera. This is Da Coach's Hall of Fame Recipe for giardiniera which is truly unique in taste, and heat. I never knew giardiniera existed before moving to Chicago, but now I can't imagine life without it. Okay, that's a tad dramatic, but I certainly wouldn't want an Italian beef or an Italian sub without Chicago's favorite condiment.

Mike's Hot Giardiniera step by step

  1. Chop all vegetables..
  2. Add your seasonings to the base of your Mason jars to taste..
  3. Add your vegetables into your jars..
  4. Create and boil your brine..
  5. Fill your jars just shy of the tops with your hot brine. Cap tightly and shake vigorously..
  6. Turn your hot jars upside down. Leave them until they cool down. This will help the lids seal.Shake them up occasionally..
  7. .Refrigerate for 2 days or longer. It only gets better with time. Again, shaking jars or flipping them over occasionally. Serve with a side of additional vinager. Enjoy!.

Ditka's Hot Giardiniera is a soybean-oil-based giardiniera mix. The vegetables are mostly carrots, celery, cauliflower, and the common peppers found in most Chicago-style giardiniera mixes. Because it is a soybean-oil-based mix like Alpino, it has a higher viscosity than those giardiniera mixes based upon lighter vegetable or seed oils, such as. Great recipe for Mike's Hot Giardiniera. Giardiniera which means, "Italian Picked Vegetables." It's a delicious condiment that's spicy, sweet, salty and tangy all at the same time.