Lecho without sterilization for the winter


How nice in the winter to open a jar of fragrant salad of all sorts of summer vegetables. One of the favorites is the lecho salad. Such a preform fully preserves the taste and aroma of all the components contained in it. This may include a variety of vegetables, but mostly lecho is made from tomatoes, bell peppers and onions. To make the salad tastier, you should choose only the ripest and freshest vegetables. And so that the type of the blank is more original, you can pick up the fruits of different colors. You can cut lecho by any means. Someone is cutting the bell pepper into strips, and someone in small cubes. The main thing is that later it was convenient to eat such a salad.

But not all housewives love to make such blanks. Sterilizing the jars of salad is very inconvenient, and they can also crack. Then you need to very carefully get the container out of the pan so as not to burn your fingers. Therefore, we decided to offer you options for making leco without sterilization for the winter.

The first version of cooking lecho without sterilization

To make this delicious salad, we need:

  • fleshy juicy tomatoes - two kilograms;
  • Bulgarian colored pepper - two kilograms;
  • refined sunflower oil - half a liter;
  • table 6% vinegar - half a cup;
  • salt to taste;
  • granulated sugar to taste;
  • black allspice to taste.

The preparation of the ingredients begin with pepper. It is thoroughly washed under running water and all seeds and peduncles are removed. Then the vegetables are cut into pieces. It can be half rings, slices and cubes. Next, pour vegetable oil into a large frying pan and heat it on the stove. They throw all the sliced ​​peppers and fry it.

Attention! At this stage, the pepper does not need to bring to full readiness.

Now go to the tomatoes. They need to pour boiling water and leave for two minutes. After that, the fruit is placed in cold water and peel off. In this form, the tomatoes should be ground with a meat grinder or chopped with a blender. Now you can send the tomato mass to the prepared pan.

Put the pot on the stove, turn on a small fire and bring to a boil. After that, salt, granulated sugar and allspice to taste are thrown into it. Next, add fried peppers to the tomato paste and continue boiling the salad on a low heat for 20 minutes.

A couple of minutes before being ready, table vinegar is poured into the workpiece and turned off the fire. The salad is immediately poured into the cans and rolled up. Capacity for lecho must be prepared in advance. All banks are thoroughly washed with soda and scalded with boiling water. This method is very convenient, since you do not need to look for a huge pot to sterilize each jar with salad. This lecho can be stored in the cellar for a long time.

Tip! Some housewives sterilize containers in the oven.

Lecho with carrots without sterilization

To prepare such a spicy salad, you need to prepare:

  • Bulgarian red and yellow pepper - 2 kilograms;
  • ripe fleshy tomatoes - 3 kilograms;
  • vegetable oil - 1 cup;
  • large carrots - 4 pieces;
  • incomplete glass of sugar;
  • 2 tablespoons of salt (or to taste);
  • Table vinegar -8 tablespoons.

Cooking start with tomatoes. They need to pour boiling water and peel. Carrots are peeled and ground together with tomatoes using a blender or meat grinder. Then put the liquid mass on a slow fire and boil for 30 minutes.

While the tomato is stewing, you can begin to prepare the Bulgarian pepper. It is thoroughly washed under cold water and all the stalks are cut. Then from each fruit shake out all the seeds. Now the vegetables are fully prepared for cutting. You can do this by any method convenient for you. Very nice in a jar look large slices, half rings and small slices.

After the time, peeled and chopped bell peppers are added to the tomato-carrot mass. Immediately after this, you should throw in the pan sunflower oil, salt and a partial glass of granulated sugar. All this is boiled over low heat for another 30 minutes. Do not forget to try the dish on the salt. If necessary, you can add more spices. Some hostesses first throw only part of the spices, and then try and add to taste even as much as needed.

Important! 5 minutes before readiness, table vinegar should be poured into the salad.

Now you can turn off the fire and start seaming cans. Previously, all containers and covers are washed and sterilized in boiling water or an oven. After seaming, the banks are placed down with covers and wrapped in something warm. In this form, lecho stands to cool. Then it is moved to any cool room.

This salad can not roll, and eat immediately. It is well worth the fridge for up to a week. If you are afraid that you will not have time to eat everything, then you can reduce the number of ingredients by 2 times. Although the salad is so tasty that it rarely stagnates in the fridge.


Not all housewives have a lot of time for blanks. Others just feel sorry for wasting their precious time on such lengthy procedures as sterilization. That is why the above recipes are so popular. You do not need a large number of dishes and huge pots. You can also be sure that banks will not crack. It is enough just to boil the salad and roll it into clean containers. Sterilizing empty cans is much easier than filling. In addition, it can be done in a preheated oven or microwave. So, in general, you can do without water. Agree, saving time, you can make more blanks for the winter. We are sure that your family will enjoy such a tasty and appetizing salad!