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What is Giardiniera good on?

Asked by Ellen Houston on September 13, 2021

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While the traditional Italian giardiniera is served as a salad or appetizer, in Chicago it is more common to find giardiniera used as a condiment. Giardiniera is wonderful on sandwiches, bratwurst-and hot dogs, and even eggs and pizza. You can even use it to top bruschetta or mix it with pasta for a quick pasta salad! W

Is a pickle a condiment? A condiment is a supplemental food, such as gravy, that is added to some foods to impart a particular flavor, enhance its flavor, or in some cultures, to complement the dish but can not stand alone as a dish, for example pickles orbacon.

What kind of Giardiniera does Portillos use? Marconi brand hot Italian giardiniera is a spicy blend of pickled vegetables that includes peppers, carrots, celery and cauliflower in an oily brine. Marconi is the brand Portillo's uses, but you canuse any brand you prefer, including milder varieties.

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