Cucumbers for the winter without vinegar with citric acid, mustard or vodka - conservation recipes for 1 and 3 liter jar with step by step photos

ONBU-011Marinating and salting cucumbers for the winter without vinegar is advised by many housewives, including the famous participant of the popular cooking show Alla Kovalchuk. She claims that it is much more beneficial to health, because acetic acid irritates the gastric mucosa and causes a sharp increase in acidity. In her recipes, Ms. Kovalchuk recommends using other natural preservatives, such as citric acid or vodka. They allow cucumbers in banks to be stored for a long time and have no effect on the taste of canned vegetables.

Salted cucumbers for the winter without vinegar with aspirin - recipes with photos on the 3-liter jar

To a 3-liter jar with pickles, preserved for the winter without vinegar, did not explode and calmly stood until the cold, it is enough just to add one aspirin tablet to the brine. This will not affect the taste, but will provide a guarantee of the preservation of the workpiece.


Essential ingredients for making pickles with aspirin without vinegar for winter

  • cucumbers - 2.2 kg
  • bay leaf - 2 pieces
  • allspice - 10 peas
  • black pepper peas - 10 pcs
  • garlic - 8 cloves
  • horseradish sheet - 1 pc
  • 2-3 dill umbrellas
  • sugar - 1 tbsp
  • salt - 2 tbsp
  • citric acid - 1 tsp
  • aspirin - 1 tablet
  • water - 1.5 l

Step-by-step instructions on how to make delicious pickles for the winter without vinegar

  1. Wash cucumbers in running water, dry and cut off the edges at both ends.ONBU-001
  2. Garlic peel and disassemble the cloves.ONBU-002
  3. Rinse the horseradish sheet and cut into large pieces.ONBU-003
  4. On the bottom of a clean sterilized jar lay out a bay leaf, pieces of horseradish leaf, cloves of garlic and dill sprigs.ONBU-004
  5. Boil water and pour into a jar for spices. Keep it there for 3-5 minutes and then drain into the pan.Pour salt, sugar, crushed aspirin, citric acid and bring the brine to a boil.ONBU-005
  6. Fill a jar with cucumbers, trying to fold them as tightly as possible. Boil brine pour into a jar, cover with a lid and leave for 10-15 minutes. Then again pour the liquid into the pan, boil, boil for about 10 minutes, add to the cucumbers again, roll up quickly with tin lids, turn over, wrap in a scarf or bath towel and leave until completely cooled. Store in a cellar or cellar.

Cucumbers for the winter without vinegar and sterilization - a recipe for video from Alla Kovalchuk

Popular cook and participant of the famous show "Master-Chef" Alla Kovalchuk in this video clip reveals several secrets of preparing cucumbers for the winter without vinegar and sterilization.

Pickling cucumbers for the winter without vinegar with citric acid

When cooking salted cucumbers for the winter as a natural preservative, ensuring the safety of the cans, you can use not classic table vinegar, but citric acid. It reliably protects the jars from swelling, but the flavor and flavor of the sunset almost does not affect.


Necessary ingredients for winter pickling cucumbers without vinegar with citric acid

  • cucumbers - 1.8 kg
  • dill umbrellas - 2 pcs
  • bay leaf - 2 pieces
  • horseradish leaf - 2 pcs
  • garlic - 4 cloves
  • allspice - 6 pcs
  • white mustard seeds - 4 pcs
  • citric acid -1 tsp
  • sugar - 80 g
  • salt - 90 g
  • water - 2 l

Step by step instructions how to pickle cucumbers without vinegar for winter

  1. Pick cucumbers, wash and dry.
  2. Put spicy leaves, dill umbrellas, peppercorns and mustard seeds on the bottom of the sterilized cans.
  3. Then lay out as dry as possible, clean cucumbers.
  4. Boil water, pour it into jars and leave for 10 minutes, loosely covered with lids. Then drain the water and immediately pour the second portion of clean, boiling water. Now keep cucumbers like that for a quarter of an hour.
  5. Drain water in a saucepan, bring to a boil, add sugar, salt, citric acid, mix well and cook until the crystals completely dissolve.
  6. Fill the jars of cucumbers with boiling brine, roll them under the lids, turn them over, close the blanket and cool. Before winter, hide in the cellar or pantry.

Crispy gourmet cucumbers for the winter without vinegar - recipes for 1 liter jar


Cucumbers, cooked for the winter without vinegar, according to this original recipe, are not casual called delicacies.Instead of the usual brine, natural grape juice is used here. It imparts an unusual sour-sweet taste to the classic sunday and acts as a reliable effective preservative providing a crispy consistency of cucumbers and long-term storage of the jar even without sterilization.

Essential ingredients for preparing delicious crispy cucumbers without vinegar for the winter

  • cucumbers - 800 g
  • salt - 30 g
  • grape juice - 350 ml
  • water - 350 ml
  • mint leaves - 4 pcs
  • currant leaves - 4 pcs
  • cherry leaves - 4 pcs

Step-by-step instructions on how to roll up for the winter in one-liter jars of cucumbers without vinegar

  1. Cucumbers very carefully wash in running water, dry, scald with steep boiling water, and then for 15-20 minutes put in ice water. After such treatment, the vegetables will not lose a bright green color, even during long-term storage.
  2. Fold cucumbers in sterilized jars, leaves currant leaves, mint and cherries.
  3. In an enamel saucepan combine the water and grape juice, add salt, mix well and bring to a boil. Boil for 10 minutes, pour into a jar of cucumbers and leave for 3-5 minutes. Then return to the pan and repeat the procedure "boiling / pouring" 3 more times.
  4. On 4 cans, hermetically cork with metal lids, turn over and, wrapped in a blanket, leave until completely cooled. Then put into the pantry.

Cucumbers for the winter without vinegar with dry mustard - simple recipes

The easiest way to give cucumbers, preserved for the winter without vinegar, a bright, rich taste and spicy flavor, is to add dry mustard powder to the brine. An unpretentious, simple component is quickly absorbed into the vegetable pulp and enriches it with pleasant, slightly spicy nuances.


Necessary ingredients for canning without vinegar cucumbers with dry mustard

  • cucumbers - 1.8 kg
  • rock salt - 90 g
  • mustard powder - 3 tbsp
  • garlic - 6 cloves
  • dill - 4 umbrellas
  • horseradish sheet - 1 pc
  • currant leaves - 4 pcs

Step-by-step instruction on preparation for the winter season of cucumbers with mustard without vinegar

  1. Wash the cucumbers well in running water, dry them on a kitchen towel and trim the edges so that the brine is absorbed faster in the pulp.
  2. Rinse greens and lightly shake, so as not to be too wet.
  3. At the bottom of clean sterilized jars lay horseradish and currant leaves, dill sprigs and garlic cloves, pre-peeled.Place the cucumbers on top, trying to lay them as tightly as possible.
  4. Boil water, pour into a jar of vegetables for 1-2 minutes, then drain.
  5. Fill the pan with fresh water, dissolve salt in it, stir well and fill the jar to the neck. Do not tightly cover the top with a lid and leave for 2 days to splash.
  6. After the time is over, pour the brine into a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Pour dry mustard, stir and boil for 15 minutes.
  7. Fill the cans with cans, roll up with tin lids, turn them over, wrap them in a warm blanket and leave them to cool. For winter storage carry in the pantry.

Pickled cucumbers for the winter without vinegar with vodka - the best recipe


Cucumbers, rolled up for the winter with spices, but without vinegar, will never explode and become moldy if you add a small amount of vodka to the marinade, as this recipe advises. Alcohol will play the role of a natural preservative and preserve the natural crunchiness of vegetables, which usually softens acetic acid.

Essential ingredients to pickle cucumbers for the winter without vinegar

  • cucumbers - 2 kg
  • water - 1.8 l
  • Vodka - 3 tbsp.
  • salt - 3 tbsp
  • sugar - 3 tbsp
  • citric acid - 1 tbsp
  • black bell pepper - 6 pcs
  • allspice - 6 peas
  • black ground pepper - 1 tbsp
  • hops-suneli - ½ tsp

Step-by-step instructions on how to make pickled cucumbers in vodka at home

  1. Cucumbers are washed in running water and put on a kitchen sieve to allow all the moisture of the glass. Then blot with a paper towel and trim the tips.
  2. Fill dry sterilized jars with processed cucumbers, pouring ground black pepper, sweet peas and spice of hops-suneli in the process.
  3. In an enamel pot boil water, add salt, sugar, citric acid, stir well and boil for 5-10 minutes, the pellets were dissolved in the liquid.
  4. Pour the marinade of fire into a jar of cucumbers, leave for 7-10 minutes, then again pour into the saucepan, boil and add to the vegetables again, pour in 3 tablespoons of vodka, quickly roll up the lids and cool, turning and closing with a thick cloth. After these procedures, preservation will calmly stay in a cool dark place for 3 years and will not lose its excellent taste qualities.

Spicy cucumbers 3 days without vinegar for the winter - step by step recipe


Thrill-preservation will appreciate this simple step by step recipe, explaining how to make the winter obladenno delicious pickles for the winter without vinegar.The peculiarity of cooking is that the vegetables are first poured with brine for 3 days and left to ferment. During this time, the cucumber pulp absorbs a maximum of spices and acquires pronounced slightly burning shades, but does not lose its natural crunchy texture and retains a very fresh flavor.

Essential ingredients for preparing hot 3-day-old cucumbers for the winter without vinegar

  • cucumbers - 2 kg
  • garlic - 4 cloves
  • hot pepper - 1 pc
  • red pepper - 1 tsp
  • salt - 100 g
  • horseradish root - 20 g
  • cherry leaves - 4 pcs
  • dill - 4 umbrellas

Step by step instructions on how to make delicious cucumbers for 3 days without vinegar

  1. Wash cucumbers well, soak for 3-4 hours in cold water, and then dry and trim the tips.
  2. Rinse and blot with herbs and bitter pepper.
  3. Peel garlic cloves and cut into halves.
  4. The bottom of a clean three-liter jar to cover with cherry leaves, put garlic, bitter and ground red peppers, cut into large pieces, and dill umbrellas. Tightly fill the container with cucumbers and sprinkle with salt.
  5. Pour the vegetables with cold water, cork a plastic cap and shake very well to evenly distribute the salt.Leave the container for 3 days in a warm place. During this time, the solution will become cloudy and acquire a whitish color.
  6. After the required time has elapsed, shake the jar again, then drain the liquid in a saucepan, add a glass of clean water and boil.
  7. Fill the jar with fiery liquid, roll it up with a metal lid, turn it over, wrap it in a warm cloth and cool it. Store in a dry, cool and dark place.