Salad with cucumbers and peppers in the winter - blank for discerning connoisseurs. It has a pleasant, but quite a sweet taste, and is therefore suitable not for everyone. But, as practice shows, the fans had enough. Incredibly delicious obtained a salad in combination with mashed potatoes or pasta. Therefore, be sure to try to cook at least one portion, for sure, and your family has real gourmets.
Ingredients for making salad of cucumbers and peppers in the winter:
For the salad
- fresh cucumbers 4 kg
- Bulgarian Red Pepper 5 pieces (large)
- Bulb onions 500 grams
For pickling salad
- Salt 3/4 cup (or a little less)
- The water is clean 9 cups
For the marinade
- The water is clean 3 cups
- Vinegar 2.5 cups
- Sugar 3-5 cups (to taste, who like sweeter puts more and vice versa)
- allspice 1 tablespoon
- Mustard powder 1 tsp
- Curry powder 1 tsp
Pan, saucepan, glass jars with lids, tea towel, kitchen knife, cutting board, wooden spoon, deep, enamel or glass bowl, ladle.
Preparation of salad from cucumbers and peppers in the winter:
Step 1: prepare a salad of cucumber and pepper.
First of all, very carefully, scraping the dirt with a sponge or brush, rinse with fresh cucumbers and bell peppers. A bulb clean from the husk. With cucumbers cut off the tips of both sides. Peppers divide in half and remove the core of their seeds and white walls.
After washing and preparation of cucumber cut into thin, no more than 5-7 millimeters in width, slices, peppers crumble into strips, and onions - semirings or feathers.
Ssypte vegetables in a deep enamel or glass cookware. In nine glasses of water dissolve a little less than one cup salt and fill it with brine salad. Stir, cover with anything to prevent dust or dirt and leave for 3 hours at room temperature. Vegetables should give juice.
Step 2: canning salad of cucumbers and peppers in the winter.
Currently cucumber salad pepper and squeeze, draining all the juice that ran up for three hours with vegetables, and after a very good mix. Dry vegetable mixture to spread on clean jar, tightly packed to prevent voids, which can hide the air bubbles.
In a saucepan, boil 3 cups of water, dissolving it in sugar. Add the marinade remaining ingredients: allspice, mustard, vinegar and curry. Stir, bring to a boil and immediately pour into jars with salad.
Filled with salad and marinade banks make up a large pot of hot water. Put everything on fire, bring to a boil and pasteurize for 10 minutes. Do not forget to spread on the bottom of the pot towel to banks do not burst. And remember that water should reach the shoulder of the container, but not above, but also it should not be poured into the cans. Therefore the blank cover with lids and all the time, make sure that the contents of the pan seethed not too much.
Boiled jars with a salad of cucumbers and peppers in the winter can be tightly or rolled up, leave to rest and cool down at night, and then hide in a dark cool place.
Step 3: Post a salad of cucumber and pepper.
Salad with cucumbers and peppers really sweet and sour, so I like it, I think this is his zest and always happy to submit this procurement on a festive table for a snack. Even in ordinary days salad goes well with mashed potatoes and a bit of sugar paste, but you can just.
Tips to the recipe:
- For the preparation of brines and marinades is best to use a key or bottled water, and not the one that flows out of your tap at home.
- If you are not sure whether you will like a salad, it is better not immediately procure it, and make a small party, such as a bank, on trial. At the same time, and determine the amount of sugar for himself.