In winter, the amount of vitamins decreases, since at this time the amount of vegetables and fruits decreases. In order to somehow increase the amount of vitamins, vegetable rolls are made. Quite often, housewives close the beetroot zucchini for the winter. This salad is a delicious snack that can be prepared quite quickly. Before you start preparing this dish, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with how to cook it correctly.
Sterilization of containers
It is recommended to roll caviar into sterilized containers. There are various ways to handle canning jars, but steam is the most commonly used process. For steam sterilization, you will need to prepare a small saucepan and fill it with water. The liquid is brought to a boil, after which a grate is placed on top of the pan. It is needed to place containers. Each can should be steamed for 10 minutes.
The sterilized containers are removed from the wire rack and placed upside down on a clean towel. In this position, they remain until completely dry.
There are different recipes for making beetroot blanks. However, many housewives use the classic recipe for this snack. Zucchini Caviar with Beets is created using the following ingredients:
- one beet;
- 500 g zucchini;
- 100 g sugar;
- 150 g salt;
- three heads of garlic;
- 200 ml vinegar.
The appetizer according to this recipe should be prepared only from thin-crust young zucchini, which are better than others for preparing this zucchini-beetroot caviar. First, all the zucchini are cut into small pieces and placed in a separate container. Then you can start preparing the garlic, which should be peeled and also finely chopped. The raw beets are peeled, cut into several pieces and the jars are placed.
After that, zucchini with garlic, sugar, salt and vinegar are added to the container. All this is thoroughly mixed and poured with hot marinade.
The containers are closed with lids and sterilized. To do this, a snack in jars is placed in a pot of water and boiled for 10-15 minutes. After that, the jars should be wiped off with a dry towel and placed in a room with a room temperature to cool. When the marinated zucchini with beets has cooled completely, they can be transferred to the cellar for storage.
With onions and peppers
You can use different ingredients when cooking beetroot blanks. Quite often, pepper and onions are added to this dish. In this case, to create conservation, you will need the following ingredients:
- a kilogram of beets;
- three onion heads;
- 100 g of salt;
- 90 g sugar;
- three peas of black and allspice;
- two bay leaves;
- 200 ml vinegar;
- 150 ml of oil.
Before you start preparing canning, you should start preparing the main ingredients. First you need to prepare the beets. To do this, it is thoroughly washed out, cooked until fully cooked and peeled. Then it should be grated and placed in a small bowl.
Zucchini also needs to be peeled and chopped. They are cut into several small strips lengthwise, after which the core with seeds is removed from them. Then the pulp is grated and set aside.
Having finished with the main ingredients, you should proceed to the onion. It is completely peeled and rinsed with cold water. After that, each onion is cut into small cubes.
To create caviar with zucchini for the winter, you will need to prepare a beet marinade. To create it, beets with bay leaves, oil, vinegar, pepper and salt are placed in a saucepan. All ingredients are thoroughly mixed and brought to a boil. Then zucchini with onions are added to the marinade.
When everything is ready, the mixture is distributed among the cans. For seaming conservation, it is recommended to use small half-liter jars. The containers are filled with caviar up to the neck and closed with seaming lids.
It is rather difficult to close the squash roe with beets. Before that, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the basic recipes for zucchini with beets for the winter.