Consider the best ways to harvest turnips for the winter. Thanks to its beneficial properties and low calorie content, the root vegetable is again becoming popular. Summer residents plant turnips in June for autumn and winter consumption. Canning is the main processing method.
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Fresh turnips are essential in winter. It will be possible to cook delicious cabbage soup from sauerkraut. This is an amazingly tasty dish that can be frozen and thawed as needed.
Harvesting turnips for the winter is not difficult. It is necessary to remove it from the ridge before the first frost. Cut the tops, wash the roots on the day of harvest and scatter them under the canopy to dry.
Arrange clean, dry root vegetables in black garbage bags. Do not tie the bags, put them in the cellar for storage. Get it out as needed. If there is no cellar, then put a small amount of root crops in the refrigerator, and put what is left on the workpiece. We offer the most famous cooking recipes.
Pickled turnips for spicy food lovers
In winter, many people like to diversify their menu with savory snacks. For lovers of spicy food - pickled root vegetables with carrots. Minimum ingredients:
You need to prepare a strong brine. To do this, we take 2.5 liters of water, ½ glass of salt. Boil water and salt, set to cool.
It's time to get busy with vegetables. First, carefully wash the carrots, peel off the top layer of the skin. If the vegetable is long, we cut it into several parts and even in half - the pieces will still not be small.
We will not peel the turnip, but you need to wash it with a brush so that there is no dirt left. We cut off the ponytails and bottoms. Cut large root vegetables into 4 or 2 parts, small ones can be fermented whole.
The root vegetables are ready, it remains to remove the seeds from the chili pepper, chop it into thin rings. For starter culture, use a suitable sized enamel pot. Lay the vegetables in layers, sprinkle each with pepper. Pour cold brine, place the load, remove the container in a dark place. The process will take 45 days. Vegetables harvested in this way are very healthy.
Marinate turnips with beets
Pickled turnips are a rare snack. The root crop does not need to be sterilized, the vegetables are thoroughly washed with a brush. Peel the beets, cut into slices.
Cut the washed root vegetables into slices, put them in an enamel pan, sprinkle with salt. After 4 hours, the juice released from the turnip must be drained, and the slices must be rinsed in running water.
To pickle vegetables, you need a pickle. To prepare it, pour 7 glasses of water into a saucepan, add 5 tbsp. l. salt. Boil until the salt dissolves, cool and filter.
In a sterile jar, lay slices of vegetables, peeled and chopped garlic in layers (you will need at least 6 cloves). Pour the jars with marinade, add table vinegar (150 ml). The conservation is over.
Banks can be sealed with nylon caps. The workpiece is ready. Turnip marinated with beetroot acquires a beautiful beet color.
Vegetable salad for the winter with turnips
Recipes with photos of vegetable salads can induce an appetite. See in the table what you need to prepare a blank for the winter.
From spices you will need:
- sweet peas (12 pcs.);
- black peas (12 pcs.);
- garlic (5 cloves);
- bay leaf (6 pcs.).
For a turnip salad for the winter, greens will not hurt: a bunch of parsley, a bunch of dill.
Wash the vegetables, clean them and send them to the pan. They need to be boiled until half cooked. At this time, we sterilize 0.5 liter cans. We wash the greens and chop finely. We clean, chop the garlic and onion.
We take the vegetables out of the broth, cool, cut into cubes. We mix everything in a large basin. We fill the cans, put them on the bottom of each:
- lavrushka - 1 pc.;
- vinegar - 1 tbsp. l .;
- sweet peas - 3 pcs.
We fill the container with a vegetable mixture, pour 1 teaspoon of salt and sugar on top. Pour boiling water. We send banks to sterilize. This process will take 5 minutes, after which they need to be rolled up and sent under a fur coat.
In Russia, root crops were harvested in large quantities, most of them were salted. Let's try to repeat the old recipe. We select 1 kg of strong root crops, wash them from the remnants of the earth, peel them.
Prepare a clean glass jar with a wide mouth or an enamel pot of suitable size. In a separate bowl, combine cumin (200 g) and salt (500 g).
Cut the vegetables into plastics of the same thickness. We will lay them in layers in a container, sprinkling with a mixture of salt and caraway seeds. Wash a couple of cabbage leaves and cover the top layer with them. Pour boiled water to the top, press down the vegetables with a load.
We will send the bank to a dark place for 2 weeks. After this time, the roots can be used for cooking.
Turnip marinated with apples
The zealous housewives canned small root crops with apples. Use the entire turnip crop without residue. Apples need good, dense. Prepare a marinade for 1 kg of apples and 1 kg of turnips.
You will need 1 tbsp for cooking. sugar, 2 tbsp. salt, ½ cup of apple cider vinegar, 10 g of cinnamon and 1 liter of water. Put peeled, washed apples and small turnips in a clean container. Bring the marinade to a boil, cool. Pour the cold marinade into the container, put the load. Yummy for winter get-togethers will be ready in 2 weeks.
Choose simple, inexpensive turnip and beetroot recipes. Try and treat your friends and acquaintances.