Stuffed vegetables — photo recipes for preparing these delicious dishes at home
Cooking features and stuffing options for the filling
Stuffed Vegetables — This is one of the many categories of second courses, which has absorbed a lot of original and delicious recipes. It would seem that something unusual in stuffed peppers and cabbage rolls … However, the whole point is that not only cabbage and peppers are suitable for stuffing. Eggplants, zucchini, potatoes, kohlrabi, tomatoes, turnips, onions, pumpkin, cauliflower, zucchini and some other vegetables are also suitable for this purpose.
In the case of solid vegetables, the process of preparing them for stuffing does not cause any particular difficulties. But with juicy tomatoes, everything is not so simple. Tomatoes should be ripe, but rather dense. But those tomatoes that pereseli, stuffing will not work.
In addition, the feature of cooking stuffed vegetables at home is the indispensable presence of a sharp knife. He should easily cut any vegetable. So the question of sharpening this device must be resolved in advance, even before the start of cooking.
Prepared for stuffing vegetables can be stuffed with various kinds of minced meat:
- consisting of nuts and dried fruits;
- a mixture of the above types of minced meat.
After the vegetables are stuffed, they are usually heat treated. For this stuffed vegetables either stewed on the stove, put them in a deep container and seasoned with sauce, or baked in the oven.
Many recipes for stuffed vegetables suggest that when serving, they can be sprinkled with oil, sprinkled with sour cream or some kind of sauce (milk, cream or sour cream, tomato).
As for the stuffing for filling vegetables, then, as mentioned earlier, it can be very diverse. Variants of recipes of its main types are given in the table below.