Hello dear readers. Today we are preparing lean pickle with barley. This soup comes from childhood and many will agree with me. Rassolnik are fast or not fast anyway, the recipe is well known to all of us for a long time. Of course, such an option without meat is unlikely to be appreciated by men, but from time to time, for example, during a church fast, it will come to the court very much, even to those who usually cannot imagine their life without meat. And before proceeding directly to the recipe, we will learn the history and subtleties of the preparation of this soup.
There is no doubt about the nationality of this soup - it is natively Russian and appeared on the basis of Old Russian kalya. This is what was called until the 19th century, a chowder in brine. Later, this term was fixed only for sour soups on fish broth, and the rest began to be called pickles. By the way, not to be confused with chicken pies made from Buckwheat, eggs and pickle - that's another story. So pickle is a soup cooked in any brine with the addition of pickled cucumbers, and offal or meat is usually put in it. He was an indispensable attribute of the meal of wealthy hosts both on weekdays and on holiday feasts. Of the subtleties that you need to know for proper preparation, it is important to remember the following:
- of the main ingredients, in addition to cucumbers and meat, vegetables are also important: potatoes, carrots, turnips, as well as aromatic greens;
- you also need cereals: pearl barley, oatmeal, barley or other to taste;
- boil fish soup in bone broth
True, in our case, it will not be possible to follow all the rules, and this is all because we are preparing lean pickle with barley and pickles, which means that we will probably have to do without a meat ingredient and bone broth. For the rest, we will stick to the recipe and try to reproduce the best recipe. So, attention, a recipe for lean pickle with cucumbers:
Is lean pickle with barley good and its recipe? Undoubtedly. No excess fat, no meat, a minimum of carcinogens and a maximum of vegetables and healthy cereals. The result is lightness and nutritional value without gaining weight. Isn't this a weighty argument in favor of the fact that the classic lean pickle and its recipe should be in your arsenal. And, by the way, opponents of barley should know that lean pickle is great with rice. Or maybe it is you who will tell us about such a pickle? We will be glad to tell you about your culinary achievements from the pages of our site. Let's be friends and cook together, and then together try and discuss what happened. We are glad to invite you to our family. Your host!