How to cook lecho ?

How to cook lecho ?

Lecho - a classic dish in many European countries.It has a certain prescription.Each prepares lecho differently.Now we'll show you how to cook lecho at home and give a few recipes.

Lecho Tomato


  • pepper - 1 kg,
  • carrots - 1 kg,
  • tomatoes - 2 kg,
  • sugar - 1 tbsp,
  • 70% vinegar - 1 tbsp.l.
  • sunflower oil - 5 tablespoons.l,
  • water - 150 ml,
  • salt - 1 tbsp.l.

Getting home cooking lecho Tomato:

  1. to start tomatoes twist in a meat grinder or a blender until smooth.We spread in the pan.By the way, before preparing the skin in advance can be removed from the tomatoes.
  2. Adding to the resulting mass of salt, sugar and butter.All this stir and put the stew on the fire.It is necessary to bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce the heat and leave for another 40 minutes to cook.
  3. Cut carrots and peppers into strips, add in the tomato puree.Give Cook another 20 minutes.
  4. when lecho is ready, remove it from the heat and add the vinegar.Then we decompose it to the banks and roll up covers.

Bulgarian lecho


  • 2 kg of pepper,
  • 1 kg of onions,
  • 0,5 kg of carrots,
  • 0,5 liters of tomato juice,
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar,
  • 100g sugar,
  • 200 grams of vegetable oil,
  • 3-4 Art.spoons of salt.


  1. Clear the peppers from the seeds and cut into strips.Onions cut into rings, carrots and shred on the Korean grater.
  2. resets all this in a saucepan, add sugar, salt, vinegar, tomato juice and butter.We put on the stove and simmer for about 30 minutes after boiling, stirring occasionally.
  3. when lecho is ready, spread it in jars and lids roll up.
  4. Done.It remains only to wait until it cools down.

Lecho Tomato with beans

Cook lecho is needed in much the same way as a normal tomato, just need to add the boiled beans.Now we'll show you how to do it.


  • 3 kg of tomatoes,
  • 1,5 kg bell pepper,
  • 500 g of beans,
  • 2 tbsp.spoons of salt,
  • half a cup of sugar,
  • half a cup of vegetable oil.

Getting cooking:

  1. first cleanse the skin from the tomatoes and peppers from the seeds.
  2. Cook the beans for 30 minutes.
  3. Mix the tomatoes in a meat grinder or a blender into a single mass.
  4. Reset the tomato puree in a saucepan.
  5. Add the chopped pepper, sugar, salt, butter, and boiled beans.Boil it all 40-50 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Ready lecho poured into the banks and roll up covers.

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