Pumpkin is not only very useful but also quite delicious, you can cook lots of spicy dishes to suit all tastes. Usually, by the end of summer, almost every family has this wonderful vegetable (and maybe not in a single instance), usually it comes from the garden or give it to neighbors or relatives. For those who don't know what to do with pumpkin, we've collected 10 of the most delicious recipes.
10. Cheese salad with pumpkin, chicken breast and garlic
Cheese salad with pumpkin, chicken breast and garlic — spicy and very tasty dish. For its preparation we need the following products:
Pumpkin boiled until soft and cut into thin slices. Boiled chicken free from bone and shred with a knife. Grate cheese and garlic passed through the press. All mix and fill with mayonnaise. You can salt the salad to taste.
9. Pumpkin stew with vegetables
Pumpkin stew with vegetables — one of the most delicious and original dishes. For its preparation take the following ingredients:
Cut the onion into cubes, carrots grate, tomatoes wash and peel the pepper, remove seeds, chop into slices. Pumpkin cut into cubes. Warm up for a heat a little vegetable oil, drop onion, carrot and fry until soft. Add pepper slices and pumpkin cubes, a little salt and leave to stew on medium heat for about 35 minutes. Add crushed through a press garlic, slices of tomatoes and heat until boiling. Salt, pepper, add spices and bring to readiness on small fire. The slower the heat, the tastier will be the dish. Total cooking time is approximately 1.5 hours.
8. Pumpkin with meat and potatoes in the oven
Pumpkin with meat and potatoes in the oven will satisfy those who are tired of banal product mix. For cooking need the following ingredients:
For this option, it is better not to use chicken because it is too dry. Start treatment in vegetables: we peel them and cut into cubes. In a hot pan lightly fry the sliced pork or beef, and then put it in a form in which the dish is baked. Separately should be slightly browned vegetables and send them to the meat. Add to them the sour cream and spices. All mix well, cover and simmer for 40 min. in the oven.
7. Macaroni with pumpkin
Macaroni with pumpkin is a very tasty dish. For its preparation will need the following ingredients:
Pasta to boil. Pumpkin peel, remove seeds and grate on a medium grater. Apple cut into cubes. If desired, grate. Add the pasta and spice mixture (optional). Beat eggs with milk, add sugar and vanilla as desired. Form of grease with vegetable oil, put the mixture of vegetables and pasta and pour the milk-egg mixture. Cover macaroni with pumpkin with foil and bake at 190 degrees for 20 minutes, then without foil for 8 minutes. Serve the casserole hot with sour cream, jam or honey.
6. Braised pumpkin with sweet peppers
Braised pumpkin with sweet peppers is the most delicious vegetable dish. For 4 servings we will need:
In a frying pan heat the oil and first put the chopped onion. Fry over high heat about three minutes, stirring occasionally. After three minutes, pour into the pan the grated carrots and stir, continue to fry on high heat for three minutes. Next put in the pan chopped peppers and fry for another three to four minutes, stirring continuously. After 4 minutes, add vegetables to the pumpkin cubes, stir and reduce the heat to medium. While pumpkin with vegetables stir-fried in a glass of water diluted with citric acid, whereupon the solution is poured into the pan. The vegetables in the pan sprinkle with salt, stir, cover and simmer on low heat for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, add the greens, stir and switch off. Garlic passed through the press, add in the steamed pumpkin when serving.
5. Jam pumpkin
Jam with pumpkin — delicious dessert. For its preparation you will need:
The pumpkin should be well washed and cleaned from seeds. Then cut it into small cubes. Put the whole mass into the pan and add some water. Close the pan with a lid and leave on low heat. Weight should be extinguished until soft. The finished mixture should be wiped through a sieve or grind in a food processor, then add the sugar and leave to simmer on low heat. Cook the mixture must until it thickens, consistency of the jam should be slightly thicker jam. To jam was not too sweet, add citric acid or lemon juice. Jam well as for closing for the winter and for storage in refrigerators.
4. Pumpkin porridge with milk
Pumpkin seed milk is one of the most delicious dishes from this amazing and very useful vegetable product. Ingredients:
Vegetable peel off the skin and cut into arbitrarily small pieces, pour water and boil until tender (about 10 minutes). The water is drained, grind the pumpkin. Can it all turn to mush and you can leave whole pieces. Fill the pumpkin with milk, put on fire. When the milk boils, put the millet (I don't like thick porridge and put only 3 spoons), butter, sugar. Over medium heat porridge brought to readiness within seven or ten minutes. After that the porridge allow to stand for approximately a quarter of an hour, after which it is possible to eat.
3. Pumpkin in lemon caramel
Pumpkin in lemon caramel is one of the most delicious desserts from the sweet type of vegetable. Ingredients:
Vegetable peel from the skins, seeds, cut into cubes about 2 cm Put into the form, add the sugar. Lemon peel off skins, cut into small cubes and add to the pumpkin mix. Put into the oven under a cover for 30 min With 175, stir, taste for sweetness, if needed add sugar and send another 10 minutes without cover. Use the recommended cold.
2. Pumpkin pancakes
Pumpkin pancakes is a very delicious treat that will be enjoyed by many. Ingredients:
Preparation: chop the pumpkin flesh pieces 2-3cm, put in a pot, pour boiling water so that it almost covers the vegetables, boil for 15-20min until soft, then put in a colander. The cooled pumpkin slices put in a blender or with a potato masher to mash into a puree. Cooked pumpkin puree, add mixed with baking powder and sifted flour, sugar, salt, beat the egg and knead homogeneous batter resembling thick cream in consistency. You can start baking.
1. Pumpkin pie
Pumpkin pie — a delicious dish of sweet pastries.
For the dough:
For the filling:
Preparation: pumpkin, wash, cut and remove seeds. To grease on all sides with vegetable oil and bake in the oven until soft. When the pumpkin has cooled, it separated the flesh and pulverized in a blender or wipe through a sieve and then stir in a homogeneous mass with condensed milk, eggs and spices. Components for the dough, mix with a mixer, until a homogeneous plastic mass. It spread into a round shape, oiled, lifting the edges of the dough on the sides of the form. The resulting basis fill with pumpkin filling and put in the oven. Bake for half an hour at 180-200 degrees.