Thursday, November 5, 2015

4 Delicious recipes with pumpkin

Pumpkin is that vegetable in attractive orange color as so many uses and benefits gives us, formed mainly by water and with very few calories, is a wonderful source of fiber ideal for following diets and constipation problems.
In addition, its soft and tasty flavor make it more than ideal for desserts, to accompany it in many of our meals and regard it as a unique source of health and nutrition.
Your benefits as food antioxidant, diuretic and properties to treat infections and produce red and white blood cells make it one of the most appreciated by the popular kitchen vegetables.
For all this is that today we bring you a series of simple recipes to enrich your daily diet. Sure you enjoy it, and what is best, your body is going to notice.

1- An appetizer of roasted pumpkin seeds:



4 Delicious recipes with pumpkin

Properties of pumpkin seeds:

Decrease the pain of rheumatism and arthritis, since they have salicylic acid, aspirin, which acts as soothing and anti-inflammatory component.
Beneficial if you take them in the morning at fasting, they contain in addition Omega 3 and 6, which will help you to lower cholesterol.

Preparation:

-Wash the seeds in a bowl and drain in a colander.
-Start by heating the oven to 170 °. When you have got the right temperature, spread seeds on a suitable tray toasting, view stirring with a wooden spoon every ten minutes so they are not stuck together, and especially avoiding that they toasted only on one side. At the moment you see them swollen and with a golden color, will be ready.

2- Baked pumpkin slices:

They are ideal as a garnish for your meat or fish.


4 Delicious recipes with pumpkin

Preparation:

-Wash the pumpkin with a brush under the tap. Then cut into rather thick slices, a finger more or less trying to get all us equal.
-We preheat the oven at 180 degrees about 40 minutes.
-We take a pan, drizzle it with olive oil, place the slices over and also pincelamos them with oil. We can spread oregano or basil, and even sea salt on it.
-Remove from the oven when it is squishy, ideal without doubt as a garnish.

3- Pumpkin cream:

For two people.


4 Delicious recipes with pumpkin

Ingredients:

-1 kilo of pumpkin.
-2 tablespoons of olive oil
-3 onions peeled and cut.
-2 cloves of garlic peeled and cut.
-A bit of salt and pepper
-Ginger powder and cumin powder.
-Half a cup of chicken broth.
-400 grams of white beans cooked - better if you have them preserved-
-Fresh parsley.
-1 Greek yogurt.

Preparation:

-Peel the pumpkin, remove the seeds, to then cut into blocks of 5 cm. take the pot and add olive oil to saute the squash with onions and garlic, so everything go cooking gradually but over high heat. Don't forget to add salt and pepper
-You will go seeing as pumpkin is caramelise, that's when you have to add the ginger and cumin.
-After ten minutes, add the chicken broth and let it reaches boiling for about six or seven minutes more.
-After this, leave it to cool, it will be time to pass the pumpkin through the Blender to crush it and get that a very finite cream is.
-Once you have obtained it, to take it to the pot so that it reaches boiling.
-Then add the green beans and parsley, remove all over medium heat.
-To serve, put one or two tablespoons Greek yogurt on top. The result is spectacular.

4- Pumpkin custard:



4 Delicious recipes with pumpkin

Preparation:

For six people.

Ingredients:

-6 egg yolks.
-6 cups of milk.
-1 cup of pumpkin: previously boiled and passed through the blender for crushing, thus obtaining a finite well paste.
-1 tablespoon of cinnamon.
-2 tablespoons full of Cornflour (cornstarch is the trademark of the corn flour)
It takes a casserole egg yolks, sugar, pumpkin and milk with the teaspoon of cinnamon to the fire, to go by slowly removing the dough so that it is homogeneous, always to fire slow, trying to get all ingredients well uniform.
Once it is boiling, take the teaspoons of cornstarch and place them in a glass with cold milk, stirring quickly, once you see that it is even, add this liquid to the pan with the milk and squash that have boiling. You will see how it starts to thicken and there are no lumps.
Now you can serve them in the bowls, they are truly delicious.
Try the tasty,easy and best recipe. Your comments will highly appreciated.

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