Bulgarian pepper lecho for the winter you will lick your fingers - 6 simple recipes
So it is time for harvesting fruits and vegetables for the winter. Jams and marmalades of various berries are already waiting for their time in the cellar. But with vegetables, everything is just beginning.
And on the estate, green cucumbers start to sing every day, and every day more and more. First, of course, we marinate them and boil in quick ways in order to immediately eat. But do not forget about winter blanks.
I will try to tell you about the most interesting and proven methods taken by my family with a bang. Because they are amazing in taste and very crispy in feeling.
Previously, my family lived in an apartment and stored all the blanks anywhere, in the pantry, on the mezzanine, and even under the bed. And everything was fine. So you can safely store such blanks, where the opportunity allows.
How to pickle crispy cucumbers for the winter in banks? A simple recipe without vinegar
Many housewives are thinking, and is it possible to roll up cucumbers for the winter without adding vinegar? I state you can. Only preliminary it is necessary to conduct with them some manipulations.
Soak cucumbers in ice water for a couple of three hours. Sterilize very carefully prepared container. It is necessary to use various fragrant leaves.
- Small cucumbers - 4000 grams;
- Various greens - at the discretion;
- Spices - to taste;
- Garlic - 1 head;
- Drinking water - 6000 grams;
- Rock salt - 250 grams.
Let's start to use:
Insist the cucumbers in ice water, then rinse thoroughly and place in a prepared container with leaves, various herbs, garlic and spices.
Extreme put rock salt and pour cooled liquid. Close the bottle cap and transfer it to a cold place.
After about three weeks, it will be possible to take a sample from the finished product.
Cooking cucumbers without vinegar does not take much time, and the result will exceed all your expectations. And if you are a lover of pickled vegetables, then you will definitely like this way. And in order that preservation not peroxide, it is necessary to store it only in a cold place.
Cucumbers in brine in a cold way
The traditional way of salting cucumbers with a cold option means keeping the vegetables in marinade for at least four days. And there is no need to roll up the cans with metal lids, they are well kept without it.
On one three liter jar:
- Hot pepper - 1 fruit;
- Cucumbers - 850 grams;
- Salt - 0.1 kg;
- Garlic - 3 slices;
- Herbs, spices - at the discretion.
Let's start cooking:
Soak vegetables in cold water for three hours. Then rinse them from dirt in running water.
At the bottom of the balloon we place hot peppers, chopped garlic cloves, various leaves of fruit trees and berry bushes, and dried herbs.
Leaves can be taken from cherries, oak, currants, dill, as well as horseradish root.
Then came the turn of the green fruit, impose them to the brim. Add salt and pour cold water.
The best water for these cucumbers is well. My grandmother in the mountains used only that. And we never could repeat the similar taste of pickles at home.
Close the balloon, turn it over several times and set to infuse.
After three days the water grows cloudy, the fruits darken - this means that at this stage you can roll up if you are afraid that the winter will not stand.
Drain the liquid in a saucepan, add a cup of water, one cup and boil it. Fill the brine in a container and close the lid. Turn over, cover and let cool.
Cucumbers for the winter without sterilization, with citric acid. Recipe for 1 liter
When I first started making blanks for the winter, I was very afraid of the sterilization process, and therefore I tried to find recipes without it. It turned out very tasty. And even now, being able to cook in a variety of ways, I sometimes do it with citric acid, because it tastes great.
Products at the rate of seven liter jars:
- Cucumbers - 4.3 kg;
- Sugar - on one jar 3 tbsp. l;
- Salt - on one can of 2 tbsp. l;
- Citric acid - one can of 1/3 tsp;
- Black pepper peas - 42 pieces;
- Greens - at the discretion.
We wash the vegetables thoroughly, cut off the tails. Put in water for three hours.
Boil three liters of water in parallel.
Sterilized jars with lids. Put different greens on the bottom, three cloves of garlic, six peas, one Lavra. Put the vegetables on top and pour boiling water over it. Insist 18 minutes.
Drain warm water, boil it again and pour into jars again.Insist 18 minutes.
Drain the liquid again, add water up to three liters. On three liters of filling add nine spoons of sugar and salt, boil.
In jars we throw 1/3 tsp. Of lemon, pour it in by pouring and roll it up in tin lids. Turn upside down, cover with a blanket and leave to cool.
Then transfer to a cool place for storage for the winter.
Cucumbers for the winter "Yummy fingers"
This is my favorite way to spin cucumbers. They are so tasty that every year I spin more and more jars. But they still end earlier than spring begins.
- Cucumbers - 2000 grams;
- Green Dill - 2 bush;
- Horseradish - 1 root;
- Garlic - 1/3 heads;
- Drinking water - 2000 grams;
- Currant leaf - 4 pieces.
Let's start cooking:
Rinse green fruits in cold water and pour clean water for four hours.
Prepare any dishes for laying vegetables and herbs.
On the bottom of the container we place the grass and leaves, and then we put green vegetables. In drinking water, dissolve table salt and pour it into a prepared container. Cover and set aside for at least three days.
Then try, delicious? So ready.
We shift cucumbers to banks of one liter, shifting garlic and horseradish.
The brine left after the leaven, boil it and fill it with vegetables in jars. Leave for fifteen minutes.
Pour back into the saucepan and heat to a boil again. And again fifteen minutes of rest.
The third time we do the same procedure and roll tin lids.
Tip: tap water is absolutely not suitable for this method, it contains chlorine, which does not safely affect the ferment process.
Cucumbers in cabbage leaves
This method is not very popular, although in vain. Cucumbers go incredibly crispy, and the leaves get an interesting flavor.
Yes, and banks with such a blank look amazing. Try, recommend.
- Cucumbers - 2 kg;
- Cabbage - 1 head;
- Dill - 1 inflorescence;
- Horseradish - 1 spine;
- Garlic - 6 cloves;
- Currant - 3 leaves;
- Granulated sugar - 3 tablespoons;
- Salt - 3 tablespoons;
- Vinegar - 6% - 3 tablespoons.
Let's start cooking:
We take three-liter jars, sterilize it and put greens, leaves, root and garlic on the bottom.
Love the sharp twist, add the pod of hot pepper.
Fill cucumbers with cold water and let stand for a couple of hours. If you want to cut the tails.
Each fruit wrap cabbage leaf and put in a jar.
Pour boiling water into the jar and set aside its side for thirty minutes.
Then drain the brine and reheat. Put salt, granulated sugar and vinegar in a bottle, pour boiling water and sterilize for fifteen minutes. Roll up the can with a tin lid and put it to cool upside down.
Video on how to pickle cucumbers for the winter
Home canning, the complete process of preserving cucumbers for the winter. If you are interested in how to preserve cucumbers, then this video is for you. Everything is available for repetition.
Well for today. I have been collecting and testing these recipes for many years in my family, and it was they who got along perfectly with us. So with great pleasure I recommend you try them.
Be sure to soak the cucumbers for a few hours in ice-cold water, so they feed on water and become more crispy.
It is desirable to cut off the tails before seaming, so that the risks of damage to the product due to the air inside the fetus are reduced.
Horseradish root and oak leaves help vegetables to remain more dense.
I hope you will find my advice useful and your preparations will please you throughout the cold season.