How to cook lecho
Lecho, who came to us from Greece, widelyis used in our country as a snack, it is also often added to various fish, vegetable and meat dishes and is used as a dressing for the first dishes. Considering how to prepare lecho, it should be noted that it is not difficult to do this. To date, there are a huge number of recipes for this dish, which differ only in its consistency (liquid or thick), the amount of ingredients used and the taste (sweet or savory). Moreover, this snack can include products such as lard, sausage or cheese. But most often in the recipe of cooking dishes are used sweet Bulgarian pepper, ripe tomatoes and aromatic onions.
Let's consider in more detail how to prepare lecho at home. Ingredients: three large ripe tomatoes, two kilos of sweet Bulgarian pepper, salt and sugar to taste.
Selected vegetables should be doused with boiling water andremove their skin, then grind in a meat grinder and put on fire. When the tomato puree boils, peeled and sliced pepper is lowered into it and pressed for fifteen minutes on a small fire. Salt and spices are added to taste. Thus, it became known,how to cook lecho for the winter. It immediately after cooking is rolled into half-liter jars.
It should be noted that if you replace tomatoestomato juice (in a ratio of 1 kilogram of liquid for two and a half kilograms of pepper), add a half a kilogram of carrots, you can get a substantial snack, which can also be used as a filling for borsch. In this case, the tomato juice is boiled for twenty minutes, after which add carrots, peppers and bay leaf to it, and boil for another ten minutes.
You can cook leche piquant. To do this, you need to put two and a half kilograms of tomato through a meat grinder and cook for ten minutes, and then rub through a sieve. One and a half kilos of pepper is cut into strips, onions are half rings, and add two tablespoons of sugar, one spoonful of red pepper, five bay leaves, five spoonfuls of vegetable oil and thirty grams of crushed garlic in a mash with one spoonful of salt.
This appetizer will become much more fragrant, if you add to it in the process of cooking sweet pepper and cloves.
Consider how to cook lecho, usingHungarian recipe. Ingredients: one and a half kilograms of sweet red pepper, six hundred grams of tomato, one hundred and fifty grams of onions, fifty grams of bacon and smoked sausage, salt and spices, one egg.
Pepper is cleaned and cut into strips, tomatoI remove the skin, scald them with boiling water and cut into four parts, cut onions into half rings, bacon - cubes. Sliced bacon is fried, add onion, paprika and mix well.
In a large pot, put the tomatoes, peppers, and stew until a part of the liquid evaporates, then add the sausage, egg and continue to simmer until ready.
Here is another example of how to cooklecho. Ingredients: two kilograms of tomato, one hot pepper, two pounds of sweet pepper, one kilogram of carrots, one glass of vegetable oil, one head of garlic, a glass of sugar, two tablespoons of salt, a spoonful of vinegar.
Tomatoes are cleaned and ground in a blender,add oil, sugar, salt and bitter pepper and stew for fifteen minutes after it boils. Then put sliced sweet pepper and cook for another twenty minutes, after which add the garlic and vinegar. The resulting lecho can be preserved.
Thus, we considered options for how toto cook lecho. This appetizer with excellent taste qualities will appeal not only to adults, but also to children. The canned product can be used for cooking borsch, as well as second courses.