Salsa di Verdure

Summer Vegetables Preserved in Oil

Preparation info

  • Makes


    ( 1 pint ) jars
    • Difficulty


Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

Ida Lancellotti puts up summer vegetables in August, when they are at their most plentiful, so she can have them on hand through the cold winter months. Don’t jump to conclusions: that doesn’t mean that they have the usual acid flavor of vegetables poached in vinegar. Contrary to all expectations, these vegetables retain the crunch and sweetness of their beginnings and have just the loveliest tantalizing hint of a bite. I serve them with sliced meats, such as the