Fermented Oregano Veggies

This curious mix of veggies and herbs was a surprisingly tantalizing blend of flavor that we have been using as a side dish in our home for many weeks now. Although I am not usually a huge fan of oregano, I jump for this jar of cauliflower, carrots, jalapeño peppers, onions and oregano when it’s meal time.

Ingredients (adjust as needed – 1 gallon):

  • Two heads of cauliflower
  • 8-10 Cloves of garlic
  • 2 Onions cut into wedges
  • 6 Whole Carrots
  • 8 Jalapeños (adjust as needed)
  • 4 Tablespoons of Oregano
  • Brine (1/2c sea salt to 1 gallon of unfiltered water)

The Process:

(1) Place all the veggies and herbs into a large bowl and toss with hand.

(2) Pack veggies into two half gallon mason jars

(3) Make a brine with water and Fermentools Himalayan Powdered Salt and pour brine over the veggies

(4) Assemble your airlock system to the top of your mason jar and set aside for 1-3 weeks to ferment. When it’s flavor is to your liking, move the ferment to cold storage such as the refrigerator.

Try it out! I’m sure you’ll love it as much as we have!

How To Eat:

This ferment works well as a side dish on it’s own.

Add it to the top of toast.

Toss these veggies into your salad.

Stir some into your pasta sauce for a zingy Italian twist.

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Cassie Deputie

1 Comment

  1. G. Marinelli on May 6, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    This is a beautiful mix ! Was just wondering if you could use fresh oregano instead of dried. What would be the ratio difference ? Thank you.

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