Zucchini for the winter — recipes
The family Cucurbitaceae has many cultures.
And along with other popular zucchini.
After all, they are the first after the winter come to our table fresh.
And throughout the summer and autumn of Housewives cook a lot of different (sometimes unusual) dishes for the winter.
For those who in winter wants to enjoy the benefits of zucchini, suitable recipes for their preservation.
Fresh rarely any variety will dolerit to the Christmas table.
But the capping in the winter you can even take young immature zucchini and marinated them according to the recipe of cucumbers. Zucchini can replace them and in salads.
Zucchini for the winter
Here are recipes available to even novice mistress. They can be taken as a basis and experimenting, to create your secrets to a delicious feast.
- Salt the zucchini for the winter. The fruit must be dense, of medium length. Wash them well (use a brush), remove the stalk, put in a bowl for pickling. Spices (horseradish, celery, garlic, dill, hot peppers, red) stack in 3 layers: bottom, middle, stacking vegetables on top of them. Bay brine (per gallon of water 3 tablespoons of salt), incubated at room temperature for 10 days. After that, topping up to the top of the brine, send zucchini for the winter in a cool place, not stoppering.
- «Melitopol». Zucchini cut into circles 2 cm and placed in banks. Part of the spices and herbs are placed on the bottom of the tank rest on top of the zucchini (horseradish root, dill, parsley, celery, mint). Also add pepper (Cayenne and peas), garlic, Bay leaf. When preparing the marinade 1 Cup of water take 1 tsp of salt. After filtration, is added to the stack of acetic acid 6%.
Gulf zucchini for the winter marinade, banks send for sterilization: min 12 liter, half-liter to 8.
- Stuffed courgettes. Need fruits with immature seeds. The peel is scraped off with a knife, then zucchini cut lengthwise into 2 halves, of which the core is removed. «Boat» a little padalily and set aside.
Now I cook rice beef: rump roast in a pan with onions and tomatoes, stirring constantly. Then poured boiling water (half a Cup), add salt, pepper and herbs. Keep on the stove to full
the swelling of the rice.
After removing from heat, immediately stuffed zucchini for the winter and put them in the pan. Pour tomato sauce and boil for 15 — 20 minutes.
Then carefully remove the zucchini from the pan and stack in jars. Then poured on the banks of the sauce. Sterilization time – at least 80 minutes for litre jars.
To prepare the sauce take 600 g of tomatoes, 1 tbsp sugar and salt, 50 g of vinegar, 5%, Bay leaf, allspice. The sauce is boiled until until the formed foam.