Pickled cabbage with beet slices is an excellent snack for quick consumption and preparation for the winter.
The main advantage that distinguishes this recipe is its ease of preparation. Marinated cabbage with beets can any novice hostess. It is prepared very quickly. 1-2 days is enough to have a savory snack on your table.
How to conduct the preparatory stage
Let's start with the packaging. If you do not have the ability to store large amounts of blanks, then this should not stop you. Marinated cabbage with beets can be made as needed and in the quantity that is required. The main requirement for the dishes - it should have a lid. Therefore, pots, pots, cans are suitable - everything that is at hand. Another plus. The dishes do not need to be sterilized! Clean well and dry. Everything, the container is ready to process of pickling of cabbage with beet.
Cabbage. Choosing heads of late varieties with good appearance. Cabbage forks must be flat, free from damage and signs of rotting or disease. Late vegetables during pickling remain juicy and crispy, which is very important in our case. Also, the amount of vitamins in the heads, cut in late autumn is much more than in the early varieties.
Beets for snacks are also preferable to take late varieties. Such a root crop is sweeter and juicier, besides it has a more saturated color.
The remaining ingredients are spices and marinade water.
Each recipe for marinated beetroot snacks is distinguished by some details or additional components. Therefore, in order to have the opportunity to choose, we will get acquainted with the most popular options. Let's start with a simple and fast method of cooking pickled cabbage with beets.
Marinated Fast Food Appetizer
This recipe allows you to cook delicious cabbage with marinade for 1 day. First, prepare the vegetables:
- 2 kg of white cabbage;
- 1 PC. beets;
- 0.5 heads of garlic.
To cook the marinade we need:
- water - 1 liter;
- 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar and coarse salt;
- bay leaf - 1 pc .;
- Table vinegar - 0.5 cups;
- black pepper peas - 10 pcs.
The most successful container for marinating - a three-liter glass jar. It is convenient to store in the refrigerator, if there is no basement.
Cut cabbage into large pieces. It may be strips, but more convenient squares.Important! Shred head for pickling with beets is not worth it - the snack will turn out tasteless.
Beets cut into sticks or straws. This vegetable can be crushed on a grater with large holes.
Garlic shred stripes.
Mix the vegetables and put in a jar.
Getting down to the marinade.
In an enamel pan, boil water with spices, salt and sugar for 10 minutes.
Then we remove the pepper and bay leaf with a slotted spoon, and add vinegar to the marinade.
Prepare the marinade slightly. It should stay hot, but cool slightly. If the cabbage is poured over with boiling composition, then if the movement is careless, the water will fall on the jar and it will crack. But if you do everything gently and gradually pour boiling water, giving the bank time to warm up, then you can not cool the marinade.
Now pour the vegetables and leave the appetizer to cool. After cooling, close the jar with a plastic lid and transfer the cabbage and beets to the refrigerator.
It is ready for use in a day.
Option harvesting cabbage for the winter in large chunks
As in the previous recipe, we need vegetables and marinade. Marinated cabbage with beets for the winter is usually prepared with the addition of vinegar. But many prefer not to use it in blanks. You can replace this preservative with citric acid, which is immediately added to the jar, and not to the marinade. At 3-liter capacity is enough one teaspoon of acid.
Rolled cabbage with beets for the winter in large chunks. It is very convenient. First, it can be quickly cut. Secondly, it remains crisp for the whole shelf life. And thirdly, the pieces are painted beetroot beautiful tints, which gives the snack a very festive look.
- cabbage - one large head of cabbage (2 kg);
- red beets and carrots - by 1 root;
- garlic - 1 head.
For the marinade take the components in the same quantity as indicated in the previous version. But this recipe has a difference. We need to block 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil for each bottle of snack.
We start marinating:
We release the cabbage from the top leaflets and cut the head into two halves. Then each half is another 8 parts.
Carrots with beets cut into slices or cubes. Grate shred is not necessary - lost the unusual dishes.
Garlic cut plates. It is not recommended to press through the press, its taste will be weakly felt.
Mix all the vegetables in a large bowl so that the cabbage is evenly colored.
Banks for the winter option is better to sterilize or steam in a microwave, and cover the lid with boiling water.
We put the vegetables in jars without tamping. You can press a little for convenience.
Marinade boil for 5-7 minutes and pour the cabbage. Add vinegar at the end of boiling. If you use citric acid, then we fall asleep in jars before pouring the marinade.
We roll up the lids and remove the pickled cabbage and beets for storage. It is ready in 2 days, so one jar for a sample can be opened.
Cabbage with Korean beets
For lovers of moderately savory, spicy and original snacks there is a recipe for pickled cabbage with Korean beets. This dish is very delicate and aromatic, with a pleasant spicy taste.
In addition to the usual set of vegetables and spices (see previous recipe), we need clove buds (3 pcs.), Cumin (1 pinch) and 0.5 cups of vinegar.
Cut into cubes head, removing too thick parts and the stalk.
Carrots and my beets and chop on a coarse grater.
Squeeze garlic through a press.
Combine all the vegetables in the same container and mix.
Put all spices, salt and sugar in water and bring to a boil. Boil for 3-5 minutes.
Fill the vegetables with hot marinade, set the pressure on top.Important! You should not press down the salad too much so that the marinade does not spill out.
Our cabbage will be ready in a day. Such a snack can be done in winter and summer, to treat friends at home and in nature. Cabbage with red beets, marinated in Korean - an excellent addition to meat dishes, mashed potatoes, all sorts of hot delicacies.
Try marinating cabbage with beets in any way and enjoy the savory taste of a beautiful salad.