Few hostess remember the days when weIt sold in stores tomato and cucumber juice, a mixture of fresh cucumber and tomato rich flavor, giving a unique combination. As well as home-based ketchup tomatoes and tomato juice.
Now we have the opportunity to cookgreat snack - cucumber in tomato juice alone. Cucumbers may be submitted instead to any salad garnish and the juice is not only delicious drink, but also the basis for a wonderful sauce.
Ingredients for "Cucumber and tomato juice for the winter":
Tomatoes - 2.5 kg;Cucumbers - 1 kg;Salt and sugar - to taste;Garlic, spices - optional;Vinegar - 1 teaspoon per bank.
Recipe "Cucumbers in tomato juice for the winter":
Stocking up for winter with a cucumber in tomato juice:
To make tomato juice can be takenripe tomatoes, even if they are a little podmyaty or marred. Thoroughly wash the tomatoes, prune all unnecessary, remove the skin and make tomato juice. In order to peel tomatoes easily shot, they can be put on a few minutes in a double boiler.
If steamer is not at hand, place the tomatoes inboiling water, soak for two or three minutes, and a paste is cool under cold running water. Juice can be made in a juicer, grate the tomatoes grated or use a meat grinder.
The resulting juice is necessary to cook well, so he stopped foaming. If necessary, strain from seed. Prepared cucumbers of medium size soaked for several hours in cold water.
Prepared cucumbers once again my good, cut the tails.
Then you need to lay down cucumbers in jars - laid until about the middle of the banks, leaving enough space for juice.
Tomato juice boil, then fill them cucumbers.
Note that before preparingharvesting should be well sterilized jars and lids, which you will roll them. Cucumbers cover with a lid and leave for 15-20 minutes, after which the juice to be drained back into the pan.
Cook juice already with addition of salt and sugar, can beAdd garlic powder and black pepper fragrant. Usually vinegar is added directly to the banks, but it is possible to add it in the hot juice. Vinegar need a little - try to juice was not very acidic. Usually there is one teaspoon per quart of the workpiece.
Fill the cucumber juice hoarding immediatelyroll up and turn over. Be sure to wrap jars in a warm towel or blanket to banks cool down gradually. In tomato juice obtained crispy cucumbers, while delivering a unique tomato flavor. Save the fragrance of summer with this recipe.
It may also be of interest here is the recipe for cucumbers and tomatoes in tomato juice. Bon Appetit!