Crunchy, juicy, sour, yummy! We'll show you how to put cucumbers on your own and introduce you to great recipes.
Miraculous cucumbers! We Germans love the type of vegetables (whether gherkins or cucumbers) with the high water content, whether on bread or salad. If you are looking for a special spice, you usually get stuck with the pickled cucumbers, which are not only an absolute hit among pregnant women.
Ingredients for 8-10 glasses$config[ads_text] not found
- 2 kg small cucumbers
- 100 g of salt
- 200 g onions
- 1 piece fresh horseradish
- 3 stalks tarragon
- 3 bay leaves
- 2 tablespoons of mustard seeds
- 1 tbsp peppercorns
- 200 ml of vinegar
- 150 g of sugar
- 1 packet of Einmachhilfe
Rinse the cucumber thoroughly and brush with a vegetable brush, then cut off the ends of the cucumbers. Dissolve the salt in 1.5 liters of cold water, pour over the cucumbers and cover and leave to cool for a few days. Now prepare 8-10 glasses with screw cap by rinsing them thoroughly with hot water until they are clean.
Now they are salted cucumbers taken from the broth and rinsed well. Chop the onion, dice the horseradish and layer the tarragon, cucumbers, bay leaves, mustard and peppercorns in the jars. Now a liter of water is boiled with the vinegar and the sugar. The package preserving aid is added with stirring and pour the resulting broth now in the glasses until the entire contents are covered.
Now let the pickled cucumbers in the vacuum-sealed glasses sit in a cool place for about four weeks until ready to eat.
Cucumbers are so easy to use!
Many flavors are possible
In vinegar, water and with exciting spice and vegetable deposits, you can give the cucumbers a great extra taste, for example, sweet and sour. In addition to the fact that cucumbers are not only very low in calories, you are also very healthy. If the cucumbers are heated when you put them in, some vitamins are lost, but the cucumber remains rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals.
You can easily imitate the magical spice sticks at home. We present you great recipes, how you can put cucumbers tastefully yourself.
So healthy are cucumbers
- Cucumbers have a high water content: 95%!
- They are very healthy: they contain vitamin C, E, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc ….
- They have a draining function and are also ideal for diabetic patients
- Good for the skin too: not in vain so many swear on cucumber masks! They provide the skin with an extra dose of moisture