What can you make out of a pumpkin
If you want to have beautiful and healthy skin? Dream is to eat a lot and not get fat? Then you need to include in your diet such a product as a pumpkin. It is a versatile product which can be prepared many different delicious dishes to enjoy its incredible taste, as well as different useful properties. It is worth mentioning that pumpkin consists of a large number of iron, which is responsible for our youth, beauty, and positive life spirit. Find out what you can make with pumpkin.
It is also worth noting that pumpkin is a low-calorie product, so its use is practically unlimited. Today we can note a very large number of delicious dishes that will perfectly complement your table. Using pumpkin, you can not only cook soup and porridge, but also do casseroles, pancakes, assorted pastries, cocktails and more.
Pumpkin soup with celery
For this recipe we need the following ingredients:
- The vegetable broth.
- 1 kg of pumpkin.
- 2 orange.
- Salt, spices, garlic, onion.
- Olive oil.
- Greens-to taste.
In the cooking process, be sure to clean the pumpkin from seeds and pulp, cut into small cubes the same length. In boiling broth, add the pumpkin, the mode of the onion, ginger and garlic. Add to the broth all the available spices to taste. Leave the broth on low heat and allow it to writing a rolling boil for up to 30 minutes. Dill and other greens added at the end, a few minutes before removing the vessel from the fire.
Take a separate bowl and squeezing her oranges, sprinkling on top zest. They are also added to the already prepared soup at the end of cooking. Celery must be cut into small pieces, pepper and salt, fry in a pan, adding olive oil. After cooking, pour the soup over the plates and on top add the pumpkin seeds and roasted celery. Turns out very tasty soup, which has nothing to do with the standard version.
Chicken in a pumpkin
For making savory dishes called «Chicken in a pumpkin» you must have the following ingredients:
- One pumpkin.
- Single chicken.
- 200 gr. dried apricots.
- Vegetable oil.
- Onion, spices, salt.
Pumpkin rinse and peel with the side of the stalk you want to cut out a small cap, the average diameter should be 10 cm cut off, Remove the lid, but don’t throw it away, you will definitely need it at the end of cooking. With a spoon remove all the pulp. Wash rice in warm water, and boil. Reduce heat, boil after boiling for 5 minutes, drain and set aside.
Onions should be fried in vegetable oil, the chicken also need to wash, dry and cut into small portions. Fry the pieces of chicken in a pan until they get Golden crust. To the pumpkin add the cooked rice, put fried pieces of chicken, pour the oil left after frying the chickens. Close the lid of the pumpkin and secure it with toothpicks. Place all in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 2 hours. After cooking a pleasant and delicate taste of chicken you will be sure to delight and surprise.
With these recipes you can feed not only the entire family, but also to please the fine taste of its guests. To experiment with pumpkin as much as your imagination allows. Remember that this product has virtually no calories, so do not limit yourself to such use.