Today, there are a lot of "tasty" options for how to prepare carrot juice for the winter at home. Drinking natural juices all year round is very useful, besides, they are well kept and do not require attention. There are different ways of harvesting juice, so each housewife can find "her" recipe. When pressing out all the useful substances are extracted, so this drink is indispensable for adults and children.
How to get juice
You can get carrot juice in different ways, but most often use the following:
- Meat grinder. This method is very time consuming and takes time, as you need to twist manually.
- Manual juicer. To get the juice, it is enough to prepare the carrot and twist it using the auger handle.
- Electric juicer. The spin process is automatic. Mistress can only lay the carrots.
At home, you can prepare the juice in two ways:
- Hot bottling. In this case, you need to heat the juice and boil it over low heat. After it is poured into the banks, you must immediately roll them up. The container should be turned over and left in this position and wait until it cools.
- Pasteurization. Harvesting carrot juice in this way involves heating it almost to the boil. After that, you need to pour the juice into jars and close the same lids. They are pasteurized for about 20 minutes at a temperature of 90 ° C. When the procedure is over, the covers must be sealed.
To make the juice tasty and healthy, you need to choose the right vegetables. They must be fresh, mature, healthy and of high quality. If there are wormholes or cracks, then such a carrot is not suitable for juice. Over-grown fruits are also not suitable for making carrot juice. Preparing it is not a very complicated process, but it requires knowledge of subtleties.
Fruits need to properly wash and remove all the dirt. To do this, you can use both running water and a large container of water. It is necessary to remove all the leaves and cut off the hard part.
Although before the housewives tried to whiten the juice at any cost, modern nutritionists advise not to. They claim that it is a drink with pulp that is good for health. In addition to vitamins, they preserve fiber and pectin. They lead to normal functioning of the digestive tract.
After squeezing the juice, it must be poured into a saucepan and heated to about 80-95 ° C. It is very important not to boil it. When the juice has cooled, it is necessary to strain and reheat again. During the second procedure, you can add a small amount of sugar.
While the juice is hot, it must be poured into cans that are pre-sterilized. It is better to pour almost to the top so that the juice does not spoil. After closing the cans, they are pasteurized for approximately 20 minutes.
To prepare carrot juice for the winter at home using hot filling, you need to heat it to about 70-75 ° C and then filter it. After that, boil for a few minutes and pour into sterilized jars. For maximum benefit, nutritionists recommend adding some cream. The rolled-up container needs to be turned over and wrapped up with something warm, for example, a rug or blanket.
Juice, whipped mixer
With a mixer, you can also get carrot juice. The recipe is not known to everyone, but it turns out very tasty. For its preparation it is necessary to select only ripe and brightly colored fruits. They need to be thoroughly washed, cleaned and grated on a grater with large holes. To the resulting mass should add some water and put on a small fire. To languish carrots should until soft.
The mixture must be passed through a juicer, and then beat with a mixer. Adding 10% sugar syrup in the ratio of 1: 1, you need to bring the mixture to a boil, stirring all the time. After 5 minutes, you need to pour the juice into prepared jars and immediately roll up the lids. After the container has cooled, it should be removed in a dark place.
Cooking carrot juice for the winter at home according to the classic recipe is not at all difficult. The first step is to rinse and chop the fruit with a blender to make a puree. After that, it must be pressed through the gauze. To improve the taste, some housewives add a little citric acid or sugar syrup.
Juicing in a juice cooker
Easy to make carrot juice in the juice cooker. Before cooking, rinse the juicer in hot water and boil the hose.
Water is poured into the base of the juice cooker and heated to boiling. When all the vegetables are loaded, you need to cover the juice cooker and continue to heat. The rubber hose should be clipped. It is important to ensure that water does not boil over.
The whole process takes anywhere from half an hour to 70 minutes. When time is up, hot juice should be drained into jars that are pre-prepared.
Not everyone likes the taste of pure carrots, so its juice is mixed with other juices and nectars. Apple-carrot juice is very popular. For its preparation it is necessary to cut the fruit and steamed them. For these purposes, you can use a pressure cooker or a double boiler. After that, it is necessary to wipe the puree through a sieve and mix it with apple juice. Proportions can be taken arbitrary, focusing on your own taste.
After adding the sugar, the mixture must be heated for several minutes at a temperature of 85 ° C. After that, you can pour the juice into sterilized jars and pasteurized. If the container liter, this process will take about 25 minutes.
Juice for weight loss
For weight loss preparing a special carrot juice. Its recipe is well known, but not everyone knows about the properties of this drink. To lose weight, it is useful to drink pumpkin-carrot juice. Proportion need sustain 3: 1. Such juice can be drunk both freshly prepared and closed for the winter. It canned in any convenient way.
Do not recommend drinking a lot of carrot juice, as excessive amounts in the body can cause headaches, drowsiness, lethargy, nausea, vomiting and other discomfort. In addition, the abuse of carrot juice can lead to a change in the color of the skin: face, palms and feet become orange.
How to make carrot juice
Not any carrot is suitable for making delicious juice. Choose fresh, juicy fruits with bright orange flesh. Sluggish carrots for juicing will not work. It is undesirable to use and vegetables of too large size, it is better to choose medium carrots. The fact is that large carrots are less sweet, in addition, they accumulate harmful substances that cultivate agricultural land.
Selected carrots need to be washed, then cleaned. It is better to clean with a peeler, as this device cuts a very thin layer of skin. You can also scrape the carrot with a sharp knife. Rinse the cleaned carrot. Then you can start to prepare the juice.
Interesting facts: in some European countries, carrots are officially recognized as fruit. The fact is that the Portuguese do not only make juice from carrots, but also jam, and do not make any vegetables according to European standards.
Carrot juice for the winter (through a juicer)
The easiest way to prepare the carrot juice, skipping the roots through a juicer.
Peeled and well washed carrots are passed through a juicer. Pour the resulting juice into a jar and let it stand for 40 minutes. Then take a sieve or colander, lining it with boiled gauze folded in half. Strain the juice through cheesecloth.
The juice is quite concentrated, so it is recommended to dilute it with cold boiled water. Pour the diluted juice into the pan, put it on the fire and bring to a boil. Strongly reduce the heat and weary the juice for 8 minutes. In no case should the liquid boil violently. Then add sugar and citric acid to the juice.
Tip! Do not immediately pour all the sugar in the juice, add it in parts, adjusting the amount to your liking.
We continue to keep the juice on fire until the sugar crystals are completely dissolved. Then we pour it on the still hot sterilized banks. Cover with boiled lids. Sterilize the juice in boiling water for 25 minutes (1 liter cans). Then close hermetically.
You can make carrot juice in a juicer, in this case, it is not spinning that is used, but temperature processing. The big advantage of this method is that the juice cooker prepares the juice itself, the constant human presence is not required.
Carrots must be washed, peeled and cut into pieces. Sosovarku wash with hot water, put the bottom pan on the fire, on it set the juice pod. The hose is put on the nozzle of the juice collector and fastened with a clip. Top set the basket filled with chopped carrots. Cover the construction with a lid and turn on the heat.
As soon as the water in the lower container begins to boil, the juice will start to stand out. In the process of cooking do not need to interfere or enclose the fruit. Under the bleeder put the jar, where the juice will flow. The bank must first be sterilized. As soon as the can is filled, we immediately roll it up tightly with a lid.
Grilled carrot juice with pulp
When using a meat grinder, it turns out carrot juice with pulp, and it is he who is the most useful.
- 2 kg of carrots,
- 1 liter of water
- 3 tablespoons of sugar,
- 0.5 part lemon.
We clean the carrots and wash them thoroughly. Banks and lids are sterilized so that they are ready when the juice is ready.
Carrot mince with the smallest grill. Add water to the carrot mass and set on fire. Bring to a boil, add sugar and lemon juice to taste.
We continue cooking for 7-10 minutes. Juice should not boil much, so the heat should be made minimal. Hot juice is poured into prepared cans and immediately close hermetically. Cool "under a fur coat."
With the addition of orange
To get a billet with a more interesting taste, you can mix carrot juice with the juices of other fruits. A delicious option - carrot juice with orange.
- 2 kg of carrots,
- 500 gr. oranges,
- 1 liter of water
- 100 gr. Sahara.
We clean the carrots and skip them through a meat grinder. Oranges thoroughly wash, scalded with boiling water. Nathrem a little zest (to taste), and squeeze the fruit from the fruit using a special citrus juice squeezer.
Mix carrot and orange juice, add the zest (not more than a tablespoon). Let it brew for 40 minutes. Strain through a strainer.
Bring juice to a boil, but do not boil, dissolve sugar in it. Spill the juice in clean glass jars and sterilize them for 30 minutes (one-liter jars). Close hermetically.
Very useful preparation pumpkin-carrot juice. It is rich in carotene and very good for sight. And such juice will help babies to grow faster.
- 1 kg of pumpkin,
- 1 kg of carrots,
- 500 gr. sugar (or to taste),
- 1 teaspoon of citric acid (or to taste),
- 2.5 liters of water.
Peel carrots, wash and cut into circles no more than 0.5 cm thick. Cut the pumpkin in half, peel and seed, cut it into slices. It is not necessary to shallow much, the pumpkin is perfectly boiled soft.
Fold the carrots and pumpkin into the pot, pour in 1-1.5 cups of water, add sugar and cook until soft. Cook periodically stirring.
When both the pumpkin and the carrot become very soft, turn off the heat and cool slightly. We turn the mass into a uniform mash with the help of an immersion blender, you can grind through a sieve, but it will be more difficult.
In the resulting puree pour water, add to taste the sugar and citric acid. We bring the juice to a boil, greatly reduce the heat and torment without boiling for 5-7 minutes. We pour the juice into sterilized jars and immediately roll up hermetically.
Juice of carrots and apples
Another popular stock is apple-carrot juice.
- 3 kg of apples
- 2 kg of carrots,
- 200 gr. Sahara.
We wash the apples, cut them into quarters and cut out seed pods. We skip the apples through the juicer. Drain the juice into the pot and leave to infuse. A dense layer of foam will rise to the surface of the liquid. Remove the foam with a spoon and shift to another container. Strain the juice through 4-5 layers of gauze, squeeze the sediment well. The result of the work should be slightly turbid juice without pulp in the amount of 1.5-1.7 liters.
Tip! The amount of sugar depends on how sweet your apples and carrots are. You may have to increase or decrease its quantity. If necessary, add a little lemon juice or acid to the juice.
We clean the carrot, also pass it through the juicer. Strain the carrot juice through a sieve to get almost clear juice. Carrot juice from the specified number of vegetables will be about a liter.
Carrot Beet Juice
- carrots - 1 kg,
- beets - 1 kg (can be a little less, but not more),
- sugar - to taste.
- Beets and carrots cleaned and twisted through a meat grinder or juicer.
- Mix the juices and add some sugar.
- Bring the mixture to a boil and “quietly” cook for 4 minutes.
- Pour into glass containers, roll up.
Dietary carrot and pumpkin juice
Carrot also contributes to weight loss. On the basis of carrot juice they prepare mixtures, with the help of which the excess weight goes faster. Such juices are consumed both fresh and canned, preferably in the morning on an empty stomach with courses of 10 days. These include carrot and pumpkin juice.
- carrots - 1 kg,
- pumpkin - 1 kg,
- sugar - 150 g,
- water - 1 tbsp.,
- citric acid - 10 g
- Chop vegetables (grated carrots, finely chopped pumpkin).
- Fold the carrots and pumpkin into the pot, add water and cook until soft.
- Grind ready vegetables using a strainer until smooth.
- Pour the mixture back into the pot, let it boil.
- Pour sugar, citric acid and cook for 5 minutes, reducing the heat.
- Ready juice to pour into glass containers, pre-sterilized, and roll up.
It is necessary to take into account that, in spite of the benefits they bring, there are restrictions in taking carrot juice. So, you can not drink juice all the time, otherwise there may be pain in the head, stool disorders, even vomiting.
Unlimited intake of carrot juice causes changes in skin color (yellowing).
Take carrot juice is better in the form of a snack between breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drink small courses with breaks, and just before use in a glass of juice, add a few drops of olive or vegetable oil or a little sour cream. This will help the juice to better digest and give their vitamins.
Using a juicer
Prepared carrots (1 kg) are crushed and sent to a juicer. The resulting liquid is poured into a glass container and allowed to stand for approximately 40 minutes. For a change of taste add citrus peel. At the end of time, strain through gauze, folded in several layers.
To slightly reduce the concentrate of carrot drink, add a little water. Then poured into the container for cooking. Put on a slow fire and bring to a boil. Continue to simmer on the fire for 8 minutes.
Do not allow the preform to boil strongly, the temperature should be no more than 80⁰C.
Then add sugar - about 100 g, not all at once, but in parts. After dissolving, pour 2 g of citric acid into the mixture.
Ready to pour the drink on dry sterilized jars and put in a container for sterilization, do not close the lids. Sterilize for 25 minutes. Roll up and wrap to cool.
Through the meat grinder
In order to prepare carrot juice using a conventional meat grinder, you have to work a little. To begin with, the roots are twisted, then, using gauze, decant the liquid.
Further cooking technology is no different from cooking with a juicer. If there is a desire to make juice with pulp, it is better not to use a meat grinder for this purpose. The consistency is very rough.
In the Sokovarka
For the hostesses who have this apparatus at their disposal, the process of preparing a drink is greatly simplified. It is necessary to cut the vegetables into small pieces and put them in the department for raw materials.
Pour warm water into the juicer container, block the hose with a clip. Put on the fire. Cooking time from 30 to 70 minutes.
Spread hot juice in jars, roll up and wrap until cooled at room temperature.
The usual recipe for carrot juice
In home-made conditions, it is easy to prepare a vitamin drink for the winter, you just need to strictly follow the instructions.
Any amount of carrots available will be needed, sugar is added at the rate of 1 liter of liquid: 20-60 g of sand.
In any available way to make carrot juice. Pour into container, put on slow fire. Bring to a boil and pour out the sugar, dissolve the grains and simmer another 1-2 minutes. Разлить готовый сок по банкам, простерилизовать 25-30 мин., если банки литровые. После закатать и убрать на хранение.
Заготовка морковного напитка совсем несложная, а пользы от нее зимой будет очень много.
Рецепт без стерилизации
Понадобится 1 л воды, 500 г корнеплодов, 100 г сахара, 1/4 чайн. spoons of citric acid.
Prepare a drink in this way: carrots are crushed, filled with water and set on fire. Cook for 40 minutes. Using an immersion blender, the mass is ground together with water. Then add citric acid and set on fire. If the mixture is too thick, add water.
The final stage is to spill the beverage into prepared cans, rolling and wrapping until cooling.
To prepare carrot juice without sterilization, it is not necessary to expend a lot of effort, and it is difficult to overestimate the degree of usefulness.
Carrot Juice with Orange
To prepare such a juice for the winter, you should prepare 2 kg of vegetables, 0.5 kg of oranges, 1 l of water, 100 g of sugar.
Prepare carrot juice. On a fine grater, chop the zest, squeeze the juice out of the pulp. Connect them with each other, add 1 tea. spoon of peel. Leave for 30 minutes. to brew. Preheat the mass on the fire, do not bring to a boil, add sugar and wait until it is completely dissolved.
Pour into banks, pasteurized for 30-40 minutes. At the end of time, roll up, wrap up well for a day.
Carrot drink has a long shelf life. Of course, subject to strict adherence to the recipes and cooking rules.
If the lid of a can of juice is swollen, such a drink is dangerous to human health.
Depending on the amount of juice, it is stored in a refrigerator or cellar. Conditions should be optimal for storage: humidity not more than 80%, temperature from 0 to + 20 20С.
Those who monitor their health should take a closer look at the procurement of juice of this root. Its advantage is undoubted, and the cooking process is simple and affordable.