Pickled cauliflower is a traditional Italian-style antipasto of crunchy cauliflower florets in an irresistibly tangy, zesty brine.
What Is Pickled Cauliflower?
Pickled cauliflower is a traditional antipasto that is made with fresh cauliflower that is pickled, or cured, in a tangy vinegar brine with select seasonings like garlic, salt and sugar. Some pickled cauliflower is classified as mild or hot, so that you can choose the level of heat. The pickle recipe is pleasantly acidic and often a little sweet with that tart and tangy vinegar bite. People sometimes refer to this flavor profile as sweet-and-sour. Cauliflower is a crisp, bold and briny refrigerator pickle that can be snacked on straight from the jar, but also served up as a garnish to sandwiches, grain bowls, leafy green salads, antipasto salads, cheese boards and more.
Pickled Cauliflower - The DeLallo Difference
As entertaining experts, we know the importance of great antipasti—especially pickled vegetables. DeLallo Pickled Cauliflower features select premium hand-harvested cauliflower that is packed fresh and cured naturally in a tangy, vinegary brine without the use of heat or chemicals. This is to maintain the irresistibly crisp texture of the cauliflower florets.
Pickled Cauliflower You Can Buy
We offer our signature Pickled Cauliflower in two sizes so that you can grab just the right amount for your snacking and serving needs. Keep a jar on-hand to liven up you cheese boards and charcuterie trays. Pickled vegetables are great for all occasions and a game-day party favorite. Serve alongside other Italian antipasti like pickled peppers, olives, cheeses and cured meats.
Creative Ways To Use Pickled Cauliflower
Pickled cauliflower is more than just a tasty garnish, but a fun and creative addition to a number of everyday recipes. Pickled vegetables are a great feature in savory cocktails like Bloody Marys and pickle juice Margaritas. Have you ever tried pickled cauliflower in your Asian-inspired creations? Chop some up for spring rolls and even your fried rice creations. Perk up picnic pasta and potato salads with some chopped pickled vegetables. Top leafy green garden salads with pickled peppers and pickled vegetables for some bright, briny flavor.
Pickled Cauliflower: FAQ
What Does Pickled Cauliflower Taste Like?
Pickled cauliflower tastes like fresh cauliflower that has been marinated in a vinegary brine for a crisp bite with an irresistibly tangy, vinegary flavor. Pickled cauliflower has a mild heat and sometimes comes in mild and hot varieties to cater to spicy food fans.
Do You Rinse Pickled Cauliflower Before Eating?
No, pickled cauliflower is to be enjoyed as a pickled vegetable like any other. If you wish to add pickled cauliflower to a recipe or on top of burger or sandwich, you may want to drain the pickled cauliflower of any excess brine. Otherwise, that tangy pickle juice is part of what makes this antipasto such a tasty snack.