Lingonberry, rich in vitamin C, is very useful for the human body, and is even included in herbal remedies. The average lifespan of small bushes can be up to 300 years! You can prepare a tasty and healthy lingonberry compote from both frozen berries and fresh ones collected in early autumn in damp swampy areas.
Lingonberry got its name from the Old Russian word "lingonberry", that is, red. The berries that will be used for cooking compotes need to be reviewed, selected approximately the same in terms of ripeness and size. Then rinse gently so as not to damage the skin, getting rid of the remnants of foliage and various debris. Do not use aluminum dishes for cooking compotes. If the drink is prepared not only from lingonberries, but also with the addition of other berries, it is made in several stages. Digestion can destroy vitamins and reduce the nutritional value of compote.
From this video you will learn how to make a delicious lingonberry compote for the winter.
Fresh wild berries contain a lot of vitamins and other useful substances; most housewives prefer to cook such compotes without their subsequent conservation for future use, so that children and adults can immediately benefit from them.
We bring to your attention a recipe for a vitamin compote from lingonberry, which can be cooked from 350 g of fresh berries with the addition of 180 g of sugar and 2 liters of water.
When the water in the pan boils, sugar is poured into it, after it is dissolved, fruits are added. The cooking time is 3 minutes. Before tasting, you need to insist at least 8 hours. For people with diseases of the duodenum or stomach, compote must be diluted with boiled water before use.
Cranberries are no less revered by northern peoples than lingonberries, and their joint use allows you to get a drink that is useful not only for colds. For it, prepare 120 g of each type of berries, 80 g of granulated sugar and a couple of liters of water.
Sugar should be dissolved in water at room temperature, the composition is brought to a boil, the fruits are poured there. Cooking takes about 4 minutes. After straining, the cranberries are ground and returned to the container, boiled for up to 15 minutes.
If lingonberry gives the finished product a piquant sourness, then apples will give it a unique sweetness. To make a drink from apples, take 3-4 pcs. fruits, 280 g of berries, as well as about 130 g of sugar and 3 liters of water.
Apples are washed, doused with boiling water, peeled and cut into pieces. Sugar is dissolved in water and boiled, fruits are placed in syrup and boiled for about 12 minutes. Add berries, cook for a couple of minutes. Before drinking, insist up to 3 hours.
To prepare this compote, the fruits do not have to be soaked, you need a handful of dry lingonberries, 3 lemon slices, 3 plates of ginger root and 2 liters of water.
Having prepared all the ingredients, they are poured into the thicket of the device and set to the "Stew" or "Soup" mode. Usually it takes 1 hour to cook, everything is done with the lid closed. The finished product is infused for about 4 hours, the function of maintaining the temperature must be turned off.
It is not always possible to get fresh fruits, so compotes are often prepared from frozen ones, taking 1.5 cups, and also adding 2 cups of sugar and 2 liters of water.
Before cooking, the berries are thawed. You need to make a syrup from water with sugar, pour the fruits there and boil for up to 5 minutes. That's all, you can pour it into a jug or jar, chill and enjoy an unforgettable taste.
Lingonberry compote, useful for the body, can be rolled up for the winter, then stored in a cool place where the sun's rays do not penetrate: on the balcony, in the closet or basement.
Do not use too green or overripe fruits. They will need 2 kg for a three-liter jar, and also prepare 200 g of berries, 2 liters of water and 0.5 cups of granulated sugar.
The berries are poured into a saucepan, in which the syrup from water and sugar has already been prepared, boiled, and washed fruits without cores are placed there. The cooking time is up to 15 minutes, then it can be poured into jars and canned.
A low-calorie drink brewed according to the following recipe is useful for all people who follow the figure and lead a healthy lifestyle. You need to prepare 1 glass of lingonberries, 120 g of apples, 80 g of prunes, 90 g of sugar and 3 liters of plain water.
The prunes are washed and soaked in hot water for 15 minutes. After pouring boiling water over the fruits, remove the top layer from them. We put a pot of water on the fire, dissolve sugar in it, add dried fruits, after draining the liquid from them. Cooking takes up to 10 minutes. Apples cut into pieces are poured and boiled the same amount. After adding lingonberries, after a couple of minutes, turn off the heat, pour into jars and roll up.
The amount of lingonberry depends on the volume of the blanks. You will also need 400 g of sugar, 1.5 cups of water and 0.5 tsp. citric acid.
You need to make sugar syrup. When it boils, add the fruits and boil for 4 minutes. Boiled lingonberries are packed in cans, and the contents are poured with syrup, in which acid is added. Banks are pasteurized for up to 15 minutes and rolled up with lids.
Only 3 ingredients are needed: 1 glass of fruits, fresh or frozen, 200 g of sugar and 2 liters of water.
After going through and washing the berries, you need to drain the liquid. The fruits are placed in boiled syrup and cooked for 3 minutes. The workpiece is immediately poured into clean cans and rolled up, then wrapped with a blanket.
Lingonberry drinks have a tonic, tonic, antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory effect on the body.
The composition of berries includes fructose and glucose, vitamins of groups A, B, C, PP, macro- and microelements, and if properly prepared, fresh and canned compotes retain all valuable qualities.
Adults, and especially children, love apple or plum compotes. In summer, such drinks quench thirst, in winter and spring they replenish the body with vitamins and essential acids. Many herbs make warming teas, decoctions, infusions, which are used for medicinal purposes. Basil helps to cope with colds, women rarely cover compote from spices for the winter, although the preparation of the drink is very simple, it has a rich unusual taste that many people like
Preserving fruit is not so difficult; it is important to know a number of rules that will help in creating blanks. What is the specificity:
When buying fruit for juicing, pay attention to the appearance of oranges.
Oranges are imported to our region from abroad, so the fruits are treated with a thick layer of wax, which is washed off with plenty of running water before use.
Containers for blanks are thoroughly washed and sterilized in a convenient way.
There are various ways to create canned peaches at home. A selection of the best recipes will be useful for housewives.
Harvesting or rolling such jam involves the use of only 3 ingredients, you will need:
You can grind the fruits with a blender or rub them through a sieve, or you can arrange the slices in jars and pour over the syrup.
You will have to roll up the delicacy taking into account the type of fruit. What to do:
It is not difficult to prepare such a product, you will need:
Such a tasty and aromatic twist is indispensable in the cold season, it can be prepared according to the following recipe:
Processing the fruit the right way will help create a delicious jam. Preservation is prepared according to the following recipe:
It is better to do this in an electric dryer, you will need:
To freeze fruits in whole or in halves, you should:
Sweet canned food is prepared in the following way, it follows:
To spin such a compote, you will need:
The recipe will help to prepare such a delicacy for the winter:
To make a sweet dessert, you will need:
It is worth starting with washing the fruits, they are washed, dried, placed in jars. What to do next:
To make the sauce, you need the following ingredients:
We mix all the ingredients in a saucepan (except for peaches), pour water there, wait until the sugar and salt dissolve completely so that there are no grains left. Then we put the fruits, cut into cubes or slices, into the brine. When they become soft, grind with a blender. Cook for another 20 minutes, pour into containers, close.
To roll up cans with such a delicacy, you will have to do the following:
It's easy to preserve peaches in this way:
You can make sweet and delicious candied fruits yourself:
It is not difficult to prepare a drink, you should:
To get a tasty and rich drink, you need to familiarize yourself with the intricacies of the process and the features of its preparation:
Important! To prevent possible spoilage of food and the compote itself, pouring the drink into carefully sterilized jars.
Preparing a grape compote is elementary and if you have proven recipes and the right recommendations at hand, even a novice cook will cope with the process.
Most quickly, without much hassle, a grape compote with twigs is prepared. Selected bunches with high-quality berries are laid out in sterile jars, filling them by one third or half. The amount of sugar can be adjusted according to taste and depending on the natural sweetness of the base component.
The following recipe for Isabella grape compote can be used to make a drink from any other blue varieties. In this case, lemon juice or a couple of lemon slices added to the syrup will help to maintain a rich color, which, if desired, can be replaced with a pinch of citric acid.
By adding some apples to the grape compote, it will be possible to enhance the aroma of the drink and make its taste even more intense and attractive. If it is possible to store the preservation in a cool place, you can roll up the jars after the first pouring with boiling water, after putting sugar in the container.
The compote of pears and grapes turns out to be balanced and harmonious. Pear soft delicacy and unobtrusive grape sourness with a light tart note perfectly complement each other, creating an ideal drink in all respects. Often, the composition of the drink is supplemented with lemon or orange slices.
It is no less simple to prepare raisin compote. It can be cooked only from seedless grape berries or supplemented with the base component with fruit slices, a portion of other berries. A sprig of mint, which is added to the jar along with the bunches, will help refresh the taste of the drink and give it an additional fragrance.
The harvested grape and plum compote for the winter is amazing in taste and surprisingly aromatic. In this case, it is more important than ever to evaluate the sweetness of the base ingredients and, based on this, determine the amount of sugar required to obtain the desired characteristics of the finished drink.
The sophistication and uniqueness of the combination of grapes and oranges is effectively used to prepare all kinds of desserts and sweets. A drink from such a duet turns out to be no less attractive in taste and surprisingly aromatic. Orange slices are added to the jars along with the peel, keeping the citrus in boiling water for a couple of minutes before slicing.
A characteristic astringency and pleasant sourness is acquired by grape compote with seeds, if the base product is supplemented with sea buckthorn. In addition to the new taste, it is important to note the additional nutritional value of the drink, which, thanks to the properties of sea buckthorn berries, turns into a real vitamin complex.
The grape compote, the recipe of which will be described as follows, turns out to be as concentrated as possible. The implementation of this technology will save containers, space in the pantry and time due to a smaller total volume of workpieces. Before serving, the drink is diluted to obtain the desired taste with boiled water.
Perhaps the only version requiring sterilization of containers with compote is the preparation of a drink without sugar. The absence of preservatives requires a particularly careful processing of the base component and containers to ensure high-quality storage of the workpiece until the next season. When serving the drink, it can be sweetened with honey.
If it is already cold outside the window, and the grapes did not have time to gain the desired sweetness and finally ripen, you can cut off the bunches without waiting for them to freeze with the arrival of the first frosts, and use them to prepare compote for future use. A little more sugar will be required to level the excessive acidity of the base product. If desired, the composition can be supplemented with other fruits, which will only improve the taste of the drink.