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Zucchini caviar with carrots recipe

  • Nutrition Facts
  • Calories: 102
  • Protein: 1.5
  • Fats: 7
  • Carbohydrates: 7.5

    Hello friends, our hero today is not just tasty, but also a very healthy dish - squash caviar with carrots. This recipe will help you to achieve just the perfect result. Our squash caviar with carrots and onions is moderately spicy, soft and very aromatic. Don't believe me? See for yourself very soon, but for now a little history.

    History of the dish

    It is fair to say that the recipe for squash caviar with carrots and onions is nothing more than a local interpretation of the famous Arabic dish known as eggplant caviar. And, by the way, this remark is not bad at all, and on the contrary, for many people it is more attractive . The great popularity of zucchini in East Europe is easily explained - for a long time we have had much more zucchini than eggplants. Nevertheless, this is for sure is a primordially European product.

    Historical data assert that people heard about zucchini in Europe only in the 16th century. And it came here from Mexico, homeland of chocolate, quinoa and spirulina. And it was real news for most people ,that zucchini and eggplant are not relatives at all. Zucchini is much closer in kinship to pumpkin, which in the former USSR was known for a long time and well. While fresh zucchini gained the greatest popularity in Italy, our compatriots began to make caviar and other canned food from them. In the classic recipe, the main ingredients of zucchini caviar are: the zucchini, carrots, onions, tomato paste or ketchup, as well as spices and various herbs. Today we have chosen approximately the same classical path. And what exactly and how we did we will tell right now - here is our recipe for squash caviar with carrots.


    • Zucchini - 1 kg
    • Onions - 300 g
    • Sloughing - 250 g
    • Tomato ketchup or paste - 80 g
    • Vegetable oil - 70 ml
    • Salt - 1 tsp.
    • Sugar - 1 tbsp.
    • Chili flakes - 1 tsp.
    • Black pepper - 1 tsp.
    • Vinegar 9% - 1 tbsp.

    How to cook squash caviar:

    1. First, we will prepare the necessary products;

      Zucchini caviar with carrots

    2. Peel and chop the onion;

      Chop the onions

    3. Rub the carrots on a grater;

      We clean and rub the carrots

    4. Cut the zucchini into small cubes;

      Zucchini must also be chopped, but into cubes

    5. Prepare salt and spices;

      We will also prepare salt and seasonings in advance

    6. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet and fry the onion;

      Lightly fry the onion in vegetable oil

    7. Add carrots;

      Put carrots to the onion

    8. When the onions and carrots are fried, add ketchup or tomato paste and stir;

      Add ketchup to the fried vegetables, and then mix everything well

    9. We put in zucchini;

      Add zucchini

    10. It is now necessary to add salt and spices;

      Now add the salt and spices prepared in advance

    11. Mix everything well;

      It's time to mix the future caviar

    12. Cover the saucepan with a lid and simmer until the zucchini softens and only the liquid evaporates;

      Now you need to stew the caviar for about 20 minutes, until the liquid evaporates and the zucchini becomes soft

    13. This is how the caviar should look at the end of the heat treatment;

      Finished vegetables should look like her photo

    14. Now you need to turn vegetables into puree using a blender or meat grinder;

      It's time to turn vegetables into caviar using a blender, sieve or meat grinder

    15. This is how it should be before the last stage;

      At the last stage of cooking, the caviar should look like this

    16. Add vinegar, stir the caviar again and bring to a boil again;

      It's time to add vinegar and boil the caviar again to keep it well

    17. Ready squash caviar can be eaten both cold and hot. Use as a sauce and as a snack. It is good in any view;

      And now we serve caviar cold or hot, or even as a sauce for meat. Enjoy your meal!

    The benefits of the dish

    The fact that zucchini caviar is useful is not even worth mentioning. We all remember from childhood how good it is for digestion and as a vitamin doping. Do you like zucchini? How do you prepare them? Can we cook something together and share your experience with our readers? We are ready to help and advise. Your friend and advisor HozOboz!

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