13 best recipes for making gooseberry blanks for the winter

Delicious and healthy preparations are made from gooseberries. With proper heat treatment, some of the useful properties are preserved. Fresh berries have a lot of them. They contain the iron, potassium, calcium and vitamin C necessary for the body. By using fresh gooseberries and preparations made from them, a person neutralizes the harmful effects of heavy metals and radionuclides.

Features of harvesting gooseberries for the winter

Berries can be used to make a sweet dessert, pie, tincture and hot sauce for meat. Many blanks use gooseberry puree. Most often it is made in a blender, but some housewives prefer the old method. They let the berries in, then rub them through a sieve. The “old-fashioned” method has advantages. The puree is perfect, skinless and almost pitted.

Selection and preparation of products

The beneficial properties of green gooseberries are higher than that of red ones. For harvesting, berries are harvested in the morning if there is no rain. Everything is useful for fruits, even tails. They can be left when cooking jam, compote, sauce. The taste will not be affected, but the appearance of the workpiece will deteriorate.

How to prepare containers

Better to take small glass jars. A piece of small volume can be eaten in 1-2 days, it will definitely not deteriorate after opening. All containers must be sterilized, even if the jam, the sauce will be stored on the refrigerator shelf.

First, the cans are washed with soda with any detergent, then they are heat treated for 5-10 minutes. The larger the volume, the longer the cans are heated. Containers are sterilized in different ways, each housewife has her own favorite method:

  • oven;
  • microwave;
  • steamed (over a kettle, saucepan).

container for sterilization

How to deliciously cook gooseberries at home

There is no need to puzzle over how to process gooseberries. It is worth looking at a selection of the best recipes and choosing what you need.

Raw jam

Dessert cooked without boiling can be frozen or refrigerated. Washed fruits are ground with a blender. Sugar is added to the mass, mixed when it dissolves, laid out in jars.


  • gooseberries - 1 kg;
  • sugar - 1 kg.

The amount of sugar is reduced if the billet is stored in the freezer.

raw jam

Gooseberry compote

It is convenient to make compote in liter jars. The berries are sorted out, washed, blanched, transferred to a sterile container, poured with boiling syrup, prepared like this:

  • 750 ml of water is poured into a saucepan;
  • pour 250 g of sugar;
  • bring to a boil.

Dieters and patients with diabetes mellitus prepare compote almost without sugar, they put only 2 tbsp in the syrup. l.Banks are twisted, turned over, covered with a blanket. Compote keeps well at room temperature.

gooseberry compote

Gooseberry jam

This preparation is eaten with pleasure in winter. The gooseberry jam made with this recipe is delicious. It will take at least 1.5 hours to prepare a delicious dessert. To prepare it you will need:

  • gooseberry - 1 kg;
  • water - 100 ml;
  • sugar - 600 g.

A third of the berries are laid aside, the rest are poured into a saucepan, and water is poured there. The gooseberries are boiled for about half an hour, until the berries are tender. They are immediately twisted in a meat grinder.

The mass is poured into a saucepan, whole berries are added to it, boiled for 5 minutes. Sugar is introduced in portions. The mass should boil all the time. After 25 minutes, the jam is ready. It is poured into clean cans and rolled up.

the resulting jam

Berry sauce

Gooseberries are fun to process. Without exception, all housewives like the simple recipe for adjika. It is served with meat. Prepared from a minimum set of products:

  • berries - 1 kg;
  • water;
  • salt - 1 tbsp. l .;
  • apple cider vinegar - 100 ml;
  • sugar - 1 tbsp.

The gooseberries are boiled in water, rubbed, and all the spices are added. The finished sauce has a sweet and sour taste.

berry sauce

Frozen puree

If there is space in the freezer, then the processing of purchased and collected gooseberries in the country is simplified. The berries are washed, dried, crushed with a pusher, blender, rubbed through a sieve.

Sugar is added to the mass, mixed until it is completely dissolved. Puree prepared without heat treatment is poured into plastic containers or in silicone molds, frozen.

Product consumption:

  • berries - 1 kg;
  • sugar - 350 g

green leaves


Squeeze the juice from ripe berries, boil it, stirring and removing the foam. Cooking time 10 minutes. Add sugar, boil. Strain the hot workpiece through cheesecloth, pour into jars.


  • juice - 1 l;
  • sugar - 1 kg.

Pickled gooseberries

Pickled fruits are served with meat. If time is running out, then a prescription without sterilization will do. For a workpiece with a volume of 0.5 liters you will need:

  • berries - 0.5 l;
  • allspice, peppercorns (black), cloves - 2 pcs.;
  • garlic (cloves) - 8 pcs.;
  • bay leaf - 1 pc .;
  • vinegar 9% - 2 tbsp. l .;
  • salt - 1 tbsp. l .;
  • sugar - 3 tbsp. l .;
  • water - 0.5 l.

The berries are not quite ripe. Spices are put in jars, then gooseberries are poured. Marinade is boiled, berries are poured over it. After 10 minutes, it is drained and brought to a boil again. Pour the gooseberry a second time. Banks are immediately twisted, put under a "fur coat" for a day.

berries are pickled

Adjika from berries

It takes no more than 30 minutes to prepare a spicy snack for future use. Gooseberry adjika requires the following ingredients:

  • coriander (crushed seeds) - 1 tbsp l .;
  • berries - 1 kg;
  • hot pepper pods - 10 pcs.;
  • garlic (cloves) - 300 g;
  • salt - 1 tbsp. l.

Grind everything (blender, meat grinder), mix, put in jars, close with lids.

raw garlic


Delicious and aromatic liqueurs are prepared from healthy berries. To produce homemade liqueurs, you need high-quality vodka. Raw material consumption:

  • sugar - 4 tbsp.;
  • vodka - 4 tbsp.;
  • gooseberries - 4 tbsp.

All ingredients must be placed in a jar, closed with a lid, and left for 6 months in a dark place.

Strain the finished liqueur, pour it into sterile bottles.


First, mashed potatoes are prepared. The berries are selected strong, whole, boiled in water until soft, thrown back in a colander. Rub the gooseberries right away until they cool. Sugar, proteins are introduced into the mass, everything is quickly whipped and spread on a baking sheet.

Dry in the oven (12 hours) with the door open (50 ° C) or in the sun. Store the pastille in a sealed glass container. The layer is cut into pieces, sprinkled with powdered sugar. To prepare marshmallow you will need:

  • puree - 4 tbsp.;
  • white 2 eggs;
  • sugar - 3 tbsp.

crowded rolls


A dish is prepared from sour gooseberries. The berries are washed, their tails are removed.Onions, onions and ginger are finely chopped. All chutney ingredients are placed in a saucepan, cooked for at least 2.5 hours on low heat. A mass is obtained that resembles sour cream in consistency.

Chutney Ingredients:

  • berry - 1.5 kg;
  • turnip onions - 500 g;
  • water - 2 tbsp.;
  • fresh ginger (root) - 50 g;
  • garlic - 10-12 medium-sized cloves;
  • sugar - 500 g;
  • ground hot pepper (red) - ¼ tsp;
  • vinegar 3% - 1 liter.

mustard chutney


Making a refreshing drink for the winter is easy. Pour washed and sorted gooseberries into jars, put lemon, cut into slices, and mint branches there. Pour boiling water over the berries for 20 minutes. Drain the liquid, add sugar to it and boil. Pour the gooseberry syrup, roll up the jars and put them under a "fur coat" for 2-3 days. Consumption:

  • berries - 350 g;
  • mint (leaves) - 3 branches;
  • lemon wedges - 2 wedges.

Mojito compote

Mannik with gooseberry

Sweet pie is baked from fresh and frozen berries. Product consumption for a round shape with a diameter of 20 cm:

  • gooseberries (washed, without tails) - 180 g;
  • semolina - 150 g;
  • premium flour - 150 g;
  • sour cream - 200 g;
  • vegetable oil - 50 ml;
  • eggs - 2 pcs.;
  • sugar - 230 g;
  • sour cream - 200 g;
  • vanilla sugar - 1 tsp;
  • turmeric - ¼ tsp;
  • baking powder - 1.5 tsp.

The cooking process begins with soaking cereals. Sour cream is added to it and left to swell for 25-30 minutes. At this time, eggs are beaten with sugar, added to the swollen semolina. Followed by:

  • vegetable oil;
  • flour;
  • spice.

All ingredients are mixed until smooth. Berries are added to it. The dough is transferred to a mold. The oven is heated to 190 ° C. Mannik is baked for 40-45 minutes.

cooked pie

Storage conditions and periods

How much to store the workpieces so as not to harm your health. This question always worries housewives. It is easier to preserve useful properties in frozen berries and mashed potatoes made from them. They are stored in the freezer for 6 months. Preserves, jams, and other preparations packaged in glass containers are stored in the cellar for several years.

  1. Svetlana
    7.07.2019 10:00

    Simple, cool recipes. Pts liked it, the main thing is not complicated. I advise))

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  2. Dimanna
    7.07.2020 18:59

    I would never have thought that so many tasty and, most importantly, varied gooseberries can be cooked. Thank!

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      7.07.2020 14:35

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  3. Margarita
    8.08.2020 17:46

    Thanks for the recipes. I chose myself - I'll try the marshmallow.

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      8.08.2020 14:36

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