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Quick-Pickled Grilled Cauliflower

Tasty pickles in just 5 minutes
Courtesy of McCormick

Charred flavor from the grill and a sour brine with bell pepper and carrots combine for easy cauliflower pickles.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick.

Ready in
20 m
15 m
(prepare time)
5 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1 small head cauliflower, about 1 1/2 pounds
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon McCormick® Yellow Mustard Seed
  • 1 Teaspoon McCormick® Crushed Red Pepper


Cut cauliflower into 1/2-inch thick slices. Seed and quarter bell pepper. Peel carrots. Brush vegetables lightly with oil.

Grill vegetables over medium-high heat 2 to 4 minutes per side or until grill marks appear. Cool vegetables slightly then cut into bite-size pieces. Place in large glass bowl. Set aside.

Place remaining ingredients in small saucepan. Bring to simmer on medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar and salt. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Pour hot liquid over vegetables.

Refrigerate 2 hours or until cooled. Serve. Or, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.