Canned Asparagus Bean Recipes for the Winter
The usefulness and taste of asparagus beans are beyond doubt. Therefore, this plant is often used by housewives not only for fresh use, but also for conservation for the winter.
Useful properties of asparagus beans
The pods of this bean contain many useful elements that are shown to the human body all year round. Due to the seasonality of the plant, its fruits can be stored for future use for use at any time. It contains vitamins A, B, C, E, as well as trace elements - magnesium, potassium, zinc, folic acid.
- The use of plants in food benefits the body:
- cleans toxins;
- removes excess fluids;
- improves cardiac activity;
- reduces the concentration of sugar in the blood;
- normalizes the withdrawal of salts from the body;
- prevents cardiac arrhythmias and the development of atherosclerosis.
How to choose and prepare beans
For canning, healthy dense pods of young and middle age are selected. They should not be damaged - both mechanical and painful. The pods should be not curved, equally colored (green or light green), not have spotting.
Important! When choosing material for preservation, you need to make sure that pods with already formed grains do not come across. Such a product will be stiff, fibrous and will nullify all efforts to prepare it.
Preparation for canning consists of the following actions:
- sort out the pods, choosing the highest quality;
- rinse under running water;
- cut off the ends of each of them.
Cans for preservation are thoroughly washed and sterilized in a steam bath. At the same time, it is better not to use detergents - the container is perfectly cleaned with baking soda.
How to preserve asparagus beans for the winter at home
There are many recipes for harvesting asparagus beans for the winter. The most common ones are described below.
Recipe number 1
Classic recipe without additives with sterilization
The classic recipe differs little from similar methods of salting other vegetables.
See also how to grow beans at home.
Ingredient Steps 4 Video Recipe
- black Eyed Peas
1 tbsp. l
1 tsp with a slide
- The sequence is as follows:
- Rinse the pods and trim the tips.
- Put in a pan, sprinkle with salt and pour water.
- The pan is put on fire, the mixture is brought to a boil and boiled for 10-15 minutes.
- The material is laid out in half-liter jars and poured with brine, in which it was boiled.
- Cans with lids are sterilized in a pot of boiling water for 20 minutes.
- After sterilization, vinegar is added to each jar and the containers are rolled up with lids.
- Inverted preservation wraps up to complete cooling.
Video: classic preservation of asparagus beans without additives
Recipe number 2
This recipe is suitable for ripening pods in which beans have already taken shape. In a tomato, they can be preserved in whole or in part.
Find out: what is the difference between asparagus and string beans.
Steps 7 Ingredients Video Recipe
- black Eyed Peas
- tomato paste
3 tbsp. l
1 tbsp. l
- Rinse the pods or parts thereof and trim the ends.
- Unripe pods with soft grains are cut into half-liter jars in pieces of 2 cm. Hard pods are cut, beans are put into jars, and skins are thrown away.
- Jars of raw materials are poured with boiling water for 10-15 minutes, after which the contents are poured into a saucepan, where tomato paste is added.
- The contents of the pan are thoroughly mixed and brought to a boil over medium heat.
- Chopped garlic is added. You can also add to taste bell pepper, chopped into small cubes, and chopped parsley.
- Sugar and salt are added to the boiling mixture.
- The composition is boiled over low heat for 20 minutes with constant stirring, after which vinegar is added to it.
- The boiling mass is placed in a sterilized jar and rolled up in it.
- Banks are wrapped upside down until completely cooled.
Video: asparagus beans in tomato
In some recipes, you can do without the basic and time-consuming sterilization process. Many housewives believe: "we can preserve without sterilization, which means the can can shoot." This is not so - there are very simple recipes that do not require sterilizing the product.
Recipe number 3
One of the recipes for preparing asparagus beans without sterilization is its preservation with celery.
Did you know? Meat during the diet can be replaced with asparagus dishes - for protein and nutritional properties, these are interchangeable products. Steps 7 Ingredients
- bean pods
- dill, pepper, garlic
- Rinse the pods and trim the tips. Long divide into 2-3 parts.
- Pour the prepared raw materials with boiling water or blanch for 1 minute.
- Put chopped celery, dill, garlic, pepper on the bottom of the jars.
- Place the prepared beans on top of the greens and spices.
- Prepare a brine: combine water, vinegar, sugar and salt.
- Pour the beans with brine and immediately plug tightly.
Recipe number 4
Spicy beans have a good taste, which is complemented by various spices. They can be made to taste.
Important! The composition of the spices in the recipe may be variable. You can add bay leaf, paprika, coriander, etc.
Steps 7 Ingredients
- bean pods
10 medium cloves or 5 large
- spices (allspice and black peas, dill)
1 tbsp. l
2 tbsp. l
2 tbsp. l
- Rinse the pods, trim the tips, divide into several parts.
- Dip in boiling water for 5 minutes.
- Put spices on the bottom of the jars and lay the pods on top.
- Cook marinade from water, vinegar, sugar and salt.
- Pour the marinade into jars to the top.
- Tighten with iron caps or roll up, wrap until cool.
Recipe number 5
Korean carrots have long been known and loved by gourmets. Therefore, the recipes for its preparation were adapted for other vegetables. Asparagus beans, which can also be cooked in Korean, are no exception.
You may be interested in learning about growing asparagus beans.
Steps 9 Ingredients Video Recipe
- Korean carrot spices
- vegetable oil
1.5 tbsp. l
1.5 tbsp. l
- Rinse the pods and cut into pieces.
- Boil in salted boiling water for 5 minutes.
- Discard in a container with cold water, cool and drain.
- Mix with grated carrots and chopped garlic.
- Pour with vegetable oil and lay tightly in jars.
- Cook the marinade from water, vinegar, sugar, salt and the contents of a bag of spices.
- Pour into jars and sterilize them for 20–25 minutes.
- Cork and cover until cool.
Video: Korean style asparagus beans
Recipe number 6
A very simple and tasty winter setting can be prepared with a minimum of components. The conservation of green beans in Bulgarian does not take much time.
Did you know? Favorite of the King of France Louis XV, Madame Pompadour in the XVIII century paid a lot of money for the very rare at that time asparagus beans, which were delivered to her table.
Ingredient Steps 3
1 tbsp. l
- Rinse the pods and cut into small pieces (1-2 cm).
- Blanch for about 4 minutes, fold in cold water, cool and drain
- Put in jars and pour hot brine from water with salt dissolved in it.
- Sterilize for about an hour and cool to 40 ° in 25-30 minutes.
- Roll up or spin cans.
Useful cooking tips
Cooking asparagus beans, like many other vegetables, is easy. This food product is difficult to spoil by inept handling.
However, conservation has its own nuances, which are worth considering:
- during conservation spoiled pods are not allowed;
- overgrown fruits are rejected - they will spoil the product with hardness and dryness;
- Do not digest raw materials in boiling water longer than the period specified in the recipe - green pods can boil and fall apart;
- tightly packed in jars is necessary only if the recipe requires it - otherwise, the pieces are not well saturated with marinade;
- beans, spices and spices are thoroughly mixed for a uniform taste of the finished product.