Japanese Pickled Cauliflower - with Coke
1 md Cauliflower, separated
- into flowerets, washed, - and drained 1 md Green pepper, washed,
- cored, seeded, and cut - into 2-in strips Water, boiling 1/2 c Celery, very thinly sliced
3/4 c COCA-COLA
6 tb Wine vinegar, OR
- white vinegar 1/4 c Sugar
1 1/2 ts Salt
In a large bowl, combine the cauliflower flowerets and bell pepper strips. Cover with boiling water. Let stand for 2 minutes, drain thoroughly. Add the celery. In a small pan, heat the Coca-Cola, wine/white vinegar, sugar, and salt. Pour over vegetables. Toss lightly with a fork, and pack into 1-quart glass jars. Push down lightly so the liquid covers the vegetables.
Cover and chill overnight. This keeps in the refrigerator for several days. Makes about 1 quart.