The benefits of pumpkin dishes can write a thesis. It is a true gift of nature, and they should definitely take advantage of. Pumpkin recipes are so diverse that their number can capture the imagination. In total there are about 500 recipes, from soups to cakes and desserts.
It is necessary to prepare a dish of pumpkin once, it becomes clear that this respect for our ancestors, this vegetable. Delicate taste, Aroma subtle at first glance it may seem that the pulp used exotic fruit.
It is the oldest and most common recipe for a dish of pumpkin, which sing the praises of nutritionists. Pumpkin porridge is ready to forgive, it turns out tasty, and most importantly - very useful, especially for growing organisms.
- 800 gr. chopped pumpkin
- 100 gr. millet or rice cereals
- 0, 5 liters. milk
Pumpkin cleaned, cut into pieces, and cleaned of pulp from the skin. Then the pumpkin was cut into cubes, their size is not important, as they will have in the subsequent beat. Sliced pumpkin placed in a small pot, add a little water, just 1 centimeter because during cooking juice is highlighted and the liquid will be sufficient. Cook the pumpkin is necessary to complete the softening and then tolkushkoy mash.
Separately, cook the porridge. At first sorted and cleaned barley, then cook as usual crumbly mess. Porridge is connected to the pumpkin puree, pour the milk, bring to a boil and boil for about 5 minutes. In the process of added sugar to taste and salt on the tip of a knife. Optionally, you can add raisins, cinnamon and vanilla.
Sweet dishes of pumpkin recipes which is no surprise, is not always fit into the lunch menu. Another thing - the second dish with pumpkin and mushrooms. It turns out original and at the same time appetizing.
- 400 gr. Pumpkin
- 1 PC. a medium-sized onion
- 1-2 hours. L. ground cumin
- 150 gr.tverdogo cheese
- 100 gr. mushrooms
- 3/4 cup bread crumbs
- 3 tbsp. tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp. Spoon curry sauce
Pumpkin washed, cleaned of seeds and peel, cut into cubes of 1 on 1 centimeter. Onions finely cut and fry, add to it chopped mushrooms plates. Roasted pumpkin mixed with onions and mushrooms.
This mixture is salted to taste, add the spices and 3/4 of the cheese. Then it is put in a roasting pan and stew under a lid on low heat until tender pumpkin. After that, the bread crumbs mixed with grated cheese, sprinkle this mixture. Then, all baked in the oven until the cheese as a oplavitsya
Lasagne with pumpkin cream
Different people have their own pumpkin dishes, the recipes of which can affect its originality. The Italian lasagna are many varieties, but with pumpkin cream, it turns extraordinary.
For the cream:
- 1, 5 kg of pumpkin
- 1 onion
For the dough:
For the sauce:
- 0, 5 liters. milk
- 50 c. flour
- 200 gr. soft cheese
First, a pumpkin cream. To do this, finely cut and fry in olive oil onions. Then add to it chopped pumpkin, pre-peeled and seeds. Fry everything at low heat until soft pumpkin puree and education. Then add the nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste and a little milk.
For the sauce, heat the milk and throw it in the flour, when the sauce thickens, add shredded cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg and rosemary. The sauce is mixed with pumpkin puree.
Prepare pasta for lasagna. Knead the flour on the egg with a little water. The dough should be as steep as for dumplings or noodles. The dough is rolled into thin layers, cut to shape for baking dishes. The sheets are boiled in salted water with a spoon of vegetable oil.
In the baking dish laid special baking paper or bottom and walls of the mold are coated with oil carefully. At the bottom lay a sheet of lasagna on a pumpkin cream and continue alternating layers. You should now have 4-5 layers. Bake in the oven at 190 degrees for about an hour.
Without such an original dish will not do the holiday table when dessert would like to submit something trivial, which would cause interest and memorable.
- 300 gr. Pumpkin
- 60 g. sugar
- 6 c. gelatin
- 200 gr. water
Pumpkin washed, cleaned and cut into small cubes straight. Then cut the pumpkin is filled with water, add sugar and cook until tender. Then it is cooled, the resulting syrup is poured and soaked therein gelatin. When it swells, the syrup is heated, but not heated. To give an original flavor to the syrup with gelatin add a little rum.
Slices of pumpkin nicely laid slides in ice-cream bowls and pour the prepared syrup. Then kremanki put in a cool place for hardening. Serve for dessert, decorated with mint leaf and powdered sugar.
Pumpkin pancakes with sausage
So pumpkin dish can pamper their loved ones for breakfast. Pancakes turn out light and hearty, just to start the day.
- 250 gr. Pumpkin
- 100 gr. sausage premium
- 15 c. butter
- 2 eggs
Pumpkin prepared as follows: washed, cleaned, rubbed on a coarse grater. Cut sausage into small pieces the size of a pumpkin close to the turnings. Mixed sausage with pumpkin and add the egg yolks, all thoroughly mixed, add the flour and salt.
The consistency of the dough for pancakes should remind cream. Spoon dough spread on the hot pan and fry in butter until golden brown pancakes on both sides. These pancakes are served hot with tomato sauce.
The American version of pumpkin dishes
In the American kitchen, a similar version called squash dishes and our traditional cuisine - a casserole. The dish is not common, so sometimes may vary the daily menu.
- 1, 5 kg. Pumpkin
- 150 gr. white bread
- 50-70 c. bacon
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 onion
- 2 eggs
- 2st.lozhki breadcrumbs
- 2 cloves garlic
First bread soaked in water, drained and then it is milled. Bacon finely cut and fry. Melt the butter in a frying pan and fry the garlic and chopped onion. Then there add bacon, pumpkin bread and beaten eggs.
All is well mixed and spread in a greased baking dish. Top put small pieces of butter and sprinkle with paprika and breadcrumbs. Bake in a preheated 170 degree oven for 20-25 minutes.
Dish of pumpkin to lean table
It serves vegetarian option, the recipe comes from its Indian cuisine. It combines the vitamin supply of pumpkins and vegetable protein beans, a dish that is obtained and helpful, and hearty.
- 450 gr. Pumpkin
- 250 gr. beans
- 50 c. flour
- 60 g. sunflower oil
- ground pepper
Pumpkin washed, cleaned, cut into small cubes and put in a pot for cooking. Onions cut, passaged in oil and added to the pumpkin. In pan, water is added at the rate of 100 grams per kilogram of pumpkins and poured prewashed beans.
All it simmer, covered lid, until the beans are tender completely. After this meal salt, pepper, seasoned with oil and garlic, which is rubbed with salt.