Prepare for winter lecho courgettes:
All hostesses accustomed to the fact that preparing lechomainly of pepper and tomato, for example, this recipe lecho. In fact, you can make delicious squash lecho - it will take its rightful place not only in your cookbook, but also on your desk. In the beginning, you need to make sure to choose a good squash.
If young zucchini, peel, you can not cut andcook once - just wash and trim the tails on both ends. If you are cooking from a very ripe zucchini, peel it is desirable to clean. Cut zucchini into cubes all around 1-1.5 cm.
Carrots are my medium size and well cleaned if necessary. You can cut the carrots into thin strips, and you can rub it on a coarse grater - on request.
Pepper and clear from my tail and seeds.
Onion and pepper cut into medium-sized cubes.
If you use tomatoes - pick ripe. You can take the overripe berries, you can take a little spoiled - they need to juice. Grind them through a sieve or grind in a meat grinder - then do not forget to pre-peel.
If the hand is not tomatoes, tomato paste can take. It is better if it is homework - how to cook, I'll discuss in the next recipe, and you can get acquainted with how to prepare homemade ketchup.
If the home is no use purchase. When purchasing tomato paste, pay attention to the composition. A good no starch paste-type additives. Depending on the number of products, we take a comfortable bowl, which will prepare lecho zucchini. In a frying pan turns fry in vegetable oil, onion, carrot, zucchini and peppers.
Carefully we shift into a saucepan, add salt and sugar, pour the tomato juice. If you take the paste, dilute it with water and boil. On low heat all the vegetables simmer - do not cover the lid.
Lecho Cooking time - about an hour for ittime, prepare jars and lids. Dishes need to be sterilized - this can be done in the oven, steamed or Aerogrill, you can also view all the recipes cooked in Aerogrill here. While you are preparing the banks lecho cooked. Try stirring to the mass of vegetables not to burn.
If you want to try this amazing dish- Set aside on a plate one or two servings. The rest can be rolled up for the winter. Then add the vegetables into the pot to boil and bite a few minutes - just three to five minutes of boiling. Spoon hot on the banks and roll up or tighten.
Seeds of pepper air dry and grind in a coffee grinder - to get a great aromatic seasoning for soups and other hot dishes.
Since the dish is cooked without sterilizovki, turn jars and wrap in a warm until cool. You can also see the salad recipe for the winter of cucumber, which is prepared without sterilization.
The dish is not for long-term storage can be preparedwithout vinegar, then it is fine to continue for several days in the refrigerator. Serve lecho zucchini as an appetizer, side dish or a separate dish.