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What Is Giardiniera:
Giardiniera is an Italian or Italian-American relish of pickled
vegetables in vinegar or oil.
Common vegetables in the Italian version, also called sotto aceti,
include onions, celery, zucchini, carrots and cauliflower, pickled
vegetables in red- or white-wine vinegar. It is typically eaten as
an antipasto, or with salads.
However, in Chicago, giardiniera is a condiment, typically used as a
topping on Italian beef sandwiches. It's commonly made with serrano
peppers (called "sport" peppers in Chicago), with other assorted
vegetables, such as bell peppers, olives, celery, pimentos, carrots
and cauliflower and sometimes crushed red pepper flakes, all
marinated in vegetable oil, olive oil, soybean oil or any
combination of the three oils.
The word giardiniera in Italian literally translates to "woman
gardener." It is derived from the root giardino, which means
Chicago-style giardiniera was invented there in 1925 by famous "Beef
and Sausage Man" Pasquale Scala. It's also commonly served on
Italian sausage sandwiches, meatball sandwiches, Italian subs and