How to cook vinaigrette?
Vinaigrette is a wonderful snack and decoration of the holiday table. It is easily prepared from products that are always at hand. The difficulty in presenting the recipe is a huge variety of cooking options. Let's try to derive an algorithm for cooking the basics of this dish, and then every home cook will be able to decide how to make a vinaigrette in its original way.
Vinaigrette: a classic base
Virtually every recipe for vinaigrette contains the following vegetables:
- salted cucumbers,
Boil 4-5 pieces. potatoes, 1 beet, 1 large carrot. This can be done on a regular stove, or in a microwave. Boiled vegetables cut into small cubes and mix. A small secret: if you do not want the beets to dye the rest of the vegetables, mix them separately, watering them with a small amount of vegetable oil. To boiled vegetables, add sliced also two pickled cucumbers and about 100 gr. sauerkraut.
Other supplements for vinaigrette
That's all for the basics.Further the choice of options is huge. Some add to the vinaigrette chopped salted herring and pickled scallops, some prefer green peas, boiled or canned beans or lobio. In a number of recipes, it is advised to add even soaked apples to the ingredients.
And a few words about gas stations. Classic vegetable oil is considered, but in some cases, vinaigrette is filled with mayonnaise. There are options for the original gas stations, but this is another topic.