How to pickle white mushrooms?

little about white Gruzdev

Lactarius In the old days was called "king of mushrooms": it was thought that only he is fit for salting, because it has a special flavor and taste very good.Already salted mushrooms acquire a bluish tint;They are fleshy and juicy.Shiitake is very high in calories and superior in this indicator even meat: 100 grams of mushrooms - 18.5 calories.The dry matter of the fungus contains 32% protein.In addition, mushrooms are rich in carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins C, B1, B2 and vitamin D non-animal origin. White mushrooms no effect on blood sugar levels, so they are allowed to include meals for diabetics.Moreover, modern medicine even uses Lactarius for production of drugs against tuberculosis.

Necessary ingredients:

  • white mushrooms (2 kg);
  • umbrellas dill (5-7 pcs.);
  • blackcurrant leaves (10-12 pcs.);
  • fresh garlic (3 heads);
  • black pepper (5-7 peas);
  • cloves (3-5 sticks);
  • bay leaf (3-5 pcs. On request);
  • salt (2-2.5 v. L.).

recipe for pickling white milk mushrooms

1. Thoroughly wash the mushrooms, clean them.

2. Shiitake can not cut and salt the whole, and can be coarsely chop.

3. Put the mushrooms in a large deep bowl (or enamel basin) and soak for 3 - 5 hours.That you can not do: in contrast to the black, white mushrooms do not retain bitterness.Therefore, black mushrooms are usually soaked in water for 1 - 3 days.

4. Cook the mushrooms in a large pot of salted water for about 20 minutes.Longer cooking is not recommended, otherwise prepared mushrooms will not be crunchy, but are soft and slimy.Some recipes salting white milk mushrooms involve adding a small amount of vinegar when boiling.Since fungi do not lose their white color.

5. Ready mushrooms cool.So, white mushrooms ready for salting prescription.

in advance sterilized jars (or a few cans, depending on the number of fungi) to spread the mushrooms with herbs and spices in layers in a certain order:

  • handful of salt;
  • 1 - 2 bay leaves, 5 - 6 currants leaves, a few peppercorns, a couple of sticks of cloves, a few whole cloves of garlic, fennel umbrella 4;
  • layer of white milk mushrooms.

following layers are stacked as well.It is important to lay the mushrooms as tightly as possible so that they are well prosolilis were crisp and sharp little bit.If you decide to pickle mushrooms in the pan, use a cargo: cover the pan should be tightly pressed layers milk mushrooms.

Prosalivayutsya white mushrooms about 2-3 weeks.Black mushrooms also need prosalivat 30 - 40 days.

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