How to Cook lecho tomato
From this set of products - tomatoes, peppers andcarrot, you get about 5 liters of delicious snacks. Therefore, before you cook lecho tomato, prepare the necessary containers. It is best to take a jar of 0.5 or 0.7 liters - this amount would be enough for one use.
Jars can take the screw - to work with themit will be much easier, but if you have a conventional, rolls, they are also suitable. Banks are well washed with warm water and baking soda, rinse and sterilize. If you take banks for closing, do not forget before the banks with lids in the oven, remove the caps from the gum.
Tomatoes are best taken ripe, it is not very strong. You can take the whole is not very damaged fruit. Tomatoes Wash, let dry off and cut into small pieces.
Scroll prepared tomatoes in a meat grinder or chop in a blender or juicer.
The finished puree to pour into a large saucepan and place over medium heat. You can use pre-cooked frozen tomato juice or tomato puree.
Tomato bring to a boil and continue to cook for about 20 minutes - do not forget to remove the foam.
Carrots need to clean, wash and grate.
Add the carrots in a tomato and continue cooking for another 15 minutes.
During this time, it will have to cut the sweet pepper. Since lecho pepper and tomatoes prepared without sterilization, all the seeds, try to remove the well.
Pepper wash, cut off the stalk, rinsed from the seeds and cut into thin strips.
Bulgarian peppers and tomatoes for lecho can take any, but it is best to choose the most succulent variety.
Peppers added to a boiling mass of carrots and tomatoes and continue to cook over medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
To lecho for the winter tomato is not burnt, do not forget to stir a wooden or plastic spoon.
At the end of cooking to add oil, salt and sugar, boil for a few minutes.
When lecho is ready, add the vinegar and immediately remove from heat.
Very gently shift the lecho hot into jars and immediately roll up.
To lecho were several months even at room temperature, it must be cooled slowly. Jars turn upside down, wrap a warm cloth or blanket and leave it for 6-8 hours.
After jars have cooled, they can be turned over and put in a closet.
Lecho can try right away, as soon as it is cooked, but it would be better if you leave it until the winter. Bon Appetit!