Pickled Cauliflower

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  • 12 cups of 1 to 2 inch cauliflower flowerettes
  • 4 cups white vinegar (5%)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onions
  • 1 cup diced sweet red peppers
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
  • Directions

    Wash cauliflower flowerets and boil in salt water (4 tsp. canning salt per gallon of water) for 3 minutes. Drain and cool. Combine vinegar, sugar, onion, diced red pepper, and spices in large saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes. Distribute onion and diced pepper among jars. Fill jars with cauliflower pieces and pickling solution, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Adjust lids and process half-pint or pint jars for 10 minutes. About 9 half-pints.
    USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

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